fbi News Stream ▼

Selma The Dog Sniffs Out Consumer Electronics

09/29/2014, Wherever the nose goes, the dog follows – that is a given. Not only that, we all know that dogs’ noses are extremely sensitive – so much so there has been efforts made to ensure that they could help out in the detection of cancer cells. In...

FBI Has 83 Page Shorthand Internet Slang Glossary

06/18/2014, To know your enemy or to understand someone, you would first need to walk in his or her shoes, see things from their perspective, and at the very least you would have an inkling of what they are going through. The FBI is a governmental agency that...

Microsoft Challenged An FBI Gag Order, And Won

05/22/2014, Back in 2013, Microsoft had gotten a request from the FBI, requesting data on one of their enterprise customers, so basically the FBI just wanted to know more about that particular user. However the feds also added a gag order, where basically they wanted...

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...