Jailed Extremist Freed, becomes FBI Informant

Muslim leaders have long criticized the FBI’s use of informants and its every now and then competitivetechnique to keeping tabs on Islamic communities. The manner federal prosecutors advised it, Jesse Morton turned into an idea for terrorists across the world. via his Revolution Muslim internet site, they said, the new york city guy furnished justification […]

FBI Director: Unlocking Method Works on ‘Narrow Slice’ of iPhones

The FBI’s method for unlocking an iPhone belonging to one of the attackers in San Bernardino, California, would only work on a very “narrow slice” of devices, according to the bureau’s director. As a result, FBI Director James Comey said, he is confident that the tool would not help unlock newer phones. Federal authorities have […]

FBI Continues to Debate Sharing iPhone Hack With Apple

The FBI has not decided whether to share with Apple details about how the bureau hacked into an iPhone linked to a California terrorism investigation, the bureau’s director says. James Comey discussed the situation during a speech Wednesday evening at Kenyon College in Ohio. He called their ability to get into the iPhone a “technological […]

FBI Wants US Businesses to Help as Cyber Extortion Gains Urgency

The FBI is asking businesses and software security experts for emergency assistance in its investigation into a pernicious new type of “ransomware” virus used by hackers for extortion. “We need your help!” the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a confidential “Flash” advisory that was dated March 25 and obtained by Reuters over the weekend. […]

FBI Probing Virus Behind Outage at MedStar Health Facilities

Hackers crippled computer systems Monday at a major hospital chain, MedStar Health Inc., forcing records systems offline for thousands of patients and doctors. The FBI said it was investigating whether the unknown hackers demanded a ransom to restore systems. A computer virus paralyzed some operations at Washington-area hospitals and doctors’ offices, leaving patients unable to […]