Florida city attacked by a hacker trying to poison its drinking water

The FBI is investigating an attempt by an individual or group of hackers to poison a city’s water supply. As reported by Reuters and the Tampa Bay…

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Capitol rioter allegedly planned to sell laptop from Pelosi’s office to Russia

A woman who was allegedly part of the mob that stormed Capitol Hill earlier this month may have stolen a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office…

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FBI, Europol take down a VPN service aimed at criminals

Virtual private networks are often forces for good that keep your data secure, but how that service is offered appears to matter to law enforcement. TorrentFreak reports…

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FBI, Homeland Security detail how Iranian hackers stole US voter data

US officials are shedding more light on how Iran-linked hackers stole voter info to send intimidating emails to Democrat voters. The FBI and Homeland Security’s CISA have…

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Feds blame Russia, Iran for election misinformation and threatening emails

At a press conference on Wednesday evening, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe told reporters that two foreign actors, Iran and Russia, have been identified as taking…

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FBI sent a team to ‘exploit’ Portland protesters’ phones

Federal agents tend to focus their phone cracking efforts on terrorists, but they appear to have shifted their attention to civil disobedience. NYR Daily has learned that…

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US arrests two members of console hacking group Team Xecuter

Two members of Team Xecuter, a group that develops and sells devices that allow people to play pirated copies of games on their consoles, are in FBI…

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Judge rules FBI, NSA broke the law and court orders with data collection

If you were concerned that federal agents might play fast and loose with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act’s Section 702 while gathering data, your worries were well-founded….

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FBI and CISA warn against surge in voice phishing campaigns

Authorities saw an uptick in voice phishing (or “vishing”) campaigns after the pandemic forced companies to implement work-from-home arrangements. That’s what the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)…

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FBI reportedly uses a travel company’s data for worldwide surveillance

The FBI doesn’t necessarily have to rely on spy databases or phone records to collect vast amounts of information about suspects — it might just have to…

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