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Apple's iMessage encryption trips up feds' surveillance

Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.

By April 4, 2013

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Correction: Feds accuse five of hacking scheme

An earlier version of this story incorrectly included MasterCard as one of the companies affected, based on a Reuters report. MasterCard was not cited in the indictment.

By July 25, 2013

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Feds accuse five men of largest U.S. hacking scheme

Cyberattacks against the Nasdaq, J.C. Penney, and others led to "hundreds of millions of dollars" in losses, say federal prosecutors.

By July 25, 2013

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Feds put heat on Web firms for master encryption keys

Whether the FBI and NSA have the legal authority to obtain the master keys that companies use for Web encryption remains an open question, but it hasn't stopped the U.S. government from trying.

By July 24, 2013

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Defcon to feds: 'We need some time apart'

In the wake of revelations about the NSA's PRISM program, Defcon's founder asks federal government employees to skip this year's hacker convention.

By July 11, 2013

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Feds target former high-ranking general in Stuxnet leak probe

Retired U.S. Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright has been informed he is under investigation as the source of leaks to the media regarding the sophisticated virus, NBC News reports.

By June 27, 2013

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Feds charge Snowden with espionage

The U.S. government has filed charges against the former NSA contractor who leaked details of top-secret surveillance programs and has asked the Hong Kong government to detain him.

By June 21, 2013

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Snowden: Feds can't plug leaks by 'murdering me'

Ex-NSA analyst Edward Snowden explains his decisions to readers of the U.K.-based Guardian. He also says that Hong Kong was a better safe haven than Iceland.

By June 17, 2013

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Google to feds: Let us talk about government surveillance, please

Attorney General Eric Holder has prohibited tech companies from revealing what information they're legally required to disclose to the feds. Google wants to lift the gag orders.

By June 11, 2013

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Microsoft, feds disrupt massive Citadel botnet

The software giant teams with the FBI and financial services industry groups to slow down a cybercrime ring that is allegedly responsible for roughly $500 million in losses.

By June 5, 2013