The activist group known as Anonymous, sometimes referred to as hacktivists given that their members are known to hack to into various institutions when trying to get a specific point across, are gaining the FBI’s attention for hacking into American …Read More »
Carlos Enrique Perez-Melara has just made the FBI’s most wanted list of cybercriminals.
He was charged back in 2005 for creating and selling a malware program, which documented messages as well as keystrokes on infected computers. Dubbed the ‘Lover Spy’, …Read More »
Or, put another way, inviting FBI agents to your backyard barbeque is probably not a good idea.Read More »
The U.S. federal government is concerned by Android’s massive fragmentation problem as it attracts quite a lot of malware, according to a new study delivered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The …Read More »
Tor is a tool that protects your identity while browsing the internet. While it is known as the ‘Darknet’ by some due to how it can be used to distribute pornographic and child abuse images, the main purpose of this …Read More »
As if PRISM wasn’t enough, now the US government is publicly pressuring tech companies (internet service providers, telecommunication companies, etc.) to install “port reader software” that would allow the FBI to access encrypted data which the agency’s legal team claims …Read More »
As an Android fan, this comic cuts me deep. But you deserve it, Android.Read More »
From the very moment you bought a smartphone or sign up to a social network, you are no longer safe from being spied on by the government. The Wall Street Journal has recently reported how the FBI is capable of …Read More »
This comic is poking fun at a recent claim made by a woman that her house was raided by FBI because she searched for a pressure cooker online while her husband searched for a backpack.Read More »
Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the alleged mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, was actually doing well for himself locked up in a Romanian prison. Mohammed was so well taken care of (relatively speaking), that he asked to be given the chance to …Read More »
Microsoft has given NSA complete access to Outlook.com and Skype, encryption is useless says Guardian report
The Guardian continues to release more information regarding leaked documents that claim the NSA was spying on American citizen via its PRISM program. The latest information claims Microsoft, the FBI, and the NSA are all in a tight relationship. So …Read More »
Thanks to information provided by Edward Snowden, the now fugitive whistleblower still at large, last month information about the US government’s top secret surveillance program PRISM emerged. According to the information Snowden provided, the NSA and FBI have direct access …Read More »
According to a New York Times article published this week, US agencies have made some pretty serious attempts to monitor Julian Assange and his group Wikileaks. In case you don’t know, Wikileaks is the group responsible for a lot of …Read More »
US government is collecting millions of phone records from Verizon on a daily basis, courtesy secret court order
In some rather disturbing news, it has been revealed that the US National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting the telephone records of millions of Americans making calls through Verizon’s phone service. The news came from The Guardian, who acquired …Read More »
A federal judge has ordered Google to release customer data to the FBI. This is interesting because the FBI has no warrant for the information, and typically warrants are required in the United States for law enforcement to access such …Read More »
The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act in the United State allows law enforcement to wiretap internet communications, like VoIP (typically a warrant is needed for such wiretaps but there are so many “national security” loopholes nowadays, it is hard …Read More »
Try going to MegaUpload.com and you’ll see an FBI anti-piracy warning. The warning is for the purposes of discouraging people from pirating copyrighted content. But that doesn’t mean the FBI doesn’t like to pirate things themselves! BitTorrent monitoring company ScanEye …Read More »
Megaupload helped FBI take down a video pirating website, then FBI used that same evidence against Megaupload
Megaupload was taken down by the FBI (and New Zealand authorities) on January 19, 2012. One of the accusations leveled against Megaupload by the Feds was (is) Megaupload ignored Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) take down requests for pirated content …Read More »
AntiSec may have frog in throat over FBI hacking claims.
When hacking group AntiSec claimed last week that they’d hacked into an FBI agent’s computer and stolen millions of iOS unique device identifyers (UDIDs), the FBI immediately denied ever having …Read More »
Did you think facial recognition software in the hands of law enforcement is only something in the movies? Well, to an extent, it really is something only in movies. However, with the FBI’s $1 billion Next Generation Identification program, this …Read More »
Hackers calling themselves AntiSec (aka LulzSec, Anonymous, etc.) have published online one million iPhone and iPad unique device identifiers (UDIDs). They claim to have another eleven million stashed away and say they stole the information from the FBI.
According to …Read More »
Thousands of Internet users are expected to face an Internet blackout from July 9, 2012 (this coming Monday). Whom will be affected, you ask? The users who’s machines are infected by the DNSChanger malware.
DNSChanger is a piece of malware …Read More »