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The Obama administration is on the verge of backing a FBI plan for a sweeping overhaul of surveillance laws that would make it easier to wiretap people who communicate using the Internet rather than by traditional phone services, reports the NY Times.
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We've talked a lot about how the Justice Department (DOJ), mainly via the FBI, has been pushing for years to change the laws in order to require tech companies to build wiretapping backdoors into any and every form of communication online.
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President Obama will address the nation at approximately 6:00 p.
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LulzSec, short for Lulz Security, is a hacker collective that has pulled quite a few grand cyberattacks, taking high-profile and big-name websites down whilst gathering up a plethora of passwords and account info, among other things.
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The encryption used by Apple's iMessage service is hindering federal drug enforcement agency investigations, says a report in CNET.
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We're still somewhat skeptical about the longterm prospects for Bitcoin, even if it has shown the ability to rebound after its initial hypecycle crashed.
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When users post their birth dates and hometowns, they might not think much of it, but an identity thief sees an opening.
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The Social Security numbers, addresses, and telephone numbers of First Lady Michelle Obama, pop singer Beyonce, wrestler Hulk Hogan, and more are posted on a doxxing Web site.
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If CEO Mike Janke's boasts are to be believed, his company Silent Circle and its eponymous encryption apps could stand to "revolutionize.
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What if we had the technology that will allow us to view locations of the latest crime scenes through a map? Well, the FBI has been thinking about that for a long time.
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Left: I visited the SF Federal building, in rainy December The purpose of this post is to bridge the tech leaders in corporations (the focus of this blog) with tangential organizations with similar missions.
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