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Microsoft Charges FBI $50-$200 For Customer Information Requests

03/20/2014, It is no secret that companies are allowed to charge government agencies if they wish to access certain information, such as customer data, but have you ever wondered how much companies actually charge? Well thanks to the Syrian Electronic Army, they have...

FBI Uses Your Webcams As Palantirs

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...

FBI Says Viral X-File Doesn’t Prove UFO Existence

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...

FBI Launches New Website That Uses Google Maps To Locate Crimes

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...

Facebook Assists FBI To Nab Cybercriminals

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...

FBI launches $1 billion identification program

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...

FBI denies Apple Device ID leak

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...

FBI to use of Unreal Engine 3 to recreate crime scenes

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...

FBI Child ID mobile app debuts

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...

LulzSec Ringleader Arrested In Essex?

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...

Two-foot long laser cannon mysteriously disappears

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...