12/09/2013, I am quite sure that many of us have issues about our privacy being held close to our hearts, and we would want to do our utmost best to ensure that our privacy is well guarded at all times. The FBI, however, begs to differ, as we come across word that they are more than capable of hacking into your computer so that they can access the webcam there in […]
08/04/2013, With all that hullabaloo regarding the government’s PRISM program, it seems that the FBI could soon be getting their fair share of the flack as well thanks to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, in which the publication alleges that the FBI has been secretly turning our smartphones into microphones in which they can listen in to.
06/06/2013, Microsoft and the FBI have worked together to bring down the malware known as Citadel.
04/01/2013, The Federal Bureau of Investigation launched The Vault two years back. It contains scanned documents that have been made avaialble to the public under the Freedom of Information Act. It contains files on a plethora of topics, but the most popular record up till now is a single page memo called the Guy Hottel memo. Yes, it is an X-File. The memo describes a report of a third hand account […]
01/11/2013, 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. In fact, the FBI has just launched a new website that will show visitors the location of incidents down to the street level. FBI has tapped the powerful mapping service of Google, Google Maps, to make it all […]
12/11/2012, So you love sharing updates on where you’ve been and what you had eaten for lunch on Facebook? Apparently, this social network is capable of so much more – in the right hands, of course. Apparently, word has it that Facebook has assisted the FBI to bust cybercriminals who allegedly were responsible for up to $850 million in losses. This international criminal ring infected 11 million computers worldwide and as […]
09/10/2012, You know, for the longest time, I was starting to wonder whether fingerprinting suspects would be here to stay for good in the crime fighting world, and thankfully, my train of thought is broken with word that the FBI will be launching a $1 billion project which will allow criminal searches as well as accurate identifications to be performed thanks to updated technologies – where a wide range of biometrics […]
09/04/2012, Earlier this morning, we reported that the AntiSec hacker group claimed to have stolen personal information of Apple device owners from an FBI agent’s notebook – amounting to 12 million or so Device IDs, while allegedly leaking out a million of those as proof. It is now the FBI’s turn to refute such allegations, where FBI officials claim that the bureau never requested for and has never been in possession […]
03/29/2012, While the Unreal Engine 3 might be used to power some of your favorite video games out there, it looks like the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will be using it for more serious purposes. According to reports online, the FBI will be licensing the Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games to create a multiplayer crime scene simulator to train its cadets. No other details about the project have been […]
08/05/2011, The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, or in its far more famous acronym – FBI, has just introduced their first mobile application for the iPhone, calling the app ‘Child ID’. Just what kind of app is this, and why is the FBI expanding their operations to software on iOS-powered devices now? Don’t they have like hackers to catch, especially those who broke into thousands of companies already?
06/21/2011, Only a couple of hours ago LulzSec had tweeted that they had managed to bring down UK’s elite police force, Soca but now it has been reported that thanks to a cooperative effort by both the FBI and Scotland Yard, they have arrested a 19-year old man (or boy?) who is believed to be the ringleader of the LulzSec somewhere in Essex.
01/27/2011, Losing stuff is never fun, but one thing you probably wouldn’t want to lose is a two-foot long laser cannon. Reports are in that the cannon – complete with its bright yellow protective case – disappeared from a truck in Denton, Texas. The good news is that it’s not weaponized, but the owners, local authorities, the FBI, and the FAA are concerned about it (and rightfully so). The device is […]