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CD, DVD pirate sentenced to 5 years in prison

Enlarge (credit: imbd.com) A Senegalese man was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered Wednesday to pay the Motion Picture Association of...

US lawmakers question police use of facial recognition tech

Reacting to concerns about the mass collection of photographs in police databases, U.S. lawmakers plan to introduce legislation to limit the use of facial recognition...

Russia will strike US elections again, FBI warns

Future U.S. elections may very well face more Russian attempts to interfere with the outcome, the FBI and the National Security Agency warned on...

FBI, NSA top brass: We’ve seen jack squat to back up...

Meanwhile, potential Russian campaign links probed Vid  Monday mornings are never pleasant, are they? Take FBI director James Comey and head of the NSA...

FBI confirms probe of possible collusion between Trump campaign, Russia

Enlarge (credit: C-Span) James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said Monday that there was "no information" that President Donald...

FBI looks into Russian hack of US election, possible Trump involvement

The FBI is actively investigating Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible cooperation from President Donald Trump’s campaign, agency director...

Trump Budget Adds $61 Million for FBI Cybercrime-Fighting Efforts

The President's 2018 budget blueprint includes a focus on cybersecurity with $1.5 billion for Homeland Security and $50 billion for Defense.

fMRI may sort intentional crimes from reckless crimes

Enlarge (credit: FBI) Convicting someone of a crime depends in part on the mental state of the criminal. We make a distinction between knowing...

Yahoo breach exposes the drawbacks of state-sponsored hacking

When governments turn to private hackers to carry out state-sponsored attacks, as the FBI alleges Russia did in the 2014 breach of Yahoo, they’re...

How did Yahoo get breached? Employee got spear phished, FBI suggests

Enlarge / Dmitry Dokuchaev, Igor Sushchin, Alexsey Belan, and Karim Baratov—the four indicted by the US in the Yahoo hacking case. SAN...

US charges two FSB officers, two “criminal hackers” in Yahoo breach

Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg / Getty Images News) The United States Department of Justice announced today indictments of four suspects in the criminal intrusion...

FBI’s methods to spy on journalists should remain classified, judge rules

(credit: AJC1) A federal judge is agreeing with the FBI's contention that publicly disclosing its methods on how it spies on journalists could...