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FBI Mulling Investigation Of Exxon’s Global Warming Stance

FBI Mulling Investigation Of Exxon’s Global Warming Stance

The Department of Justice informed Democratic lawmakers their complaints about oil giant ExxonMobil were referred to the Federal Bureau of Investigation – the FBI will determine whether to investigate the company’s global warming skepticism. “As a courtesy, we have forwarded your correspondence to the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” the Department of Justice (DOJ) wrote to […]

FBI director calls Apple case ‘hardest question’ in government

FBI director calls Apple case ‘hardest question’ in government

WASHINGTON — The legal fight between the FBI and Apple over unlocking an iPhone in the San Bernardino mass murder case will impact other investigations in which law enforcement is seeking access to encrypted devices, ampoule FBI Director James Comey said Thursday. The FBI has asked Apple for help opening 13 other devices in cases […]

McAfee: I Will Decrypt Information on the San Bernardino Phone For Free

McAfee: I Will Decrypt Information on the San Bernardino Phone For Free

By John McAfee Using an obscure law, written in 1789 — the All Writs Act — the US government has ordered Apple to place a back door into its iOS software so the FBI can decrypt information on an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. It has finally come to this. After […]

FBI director on Apple clash: ‘Take a deep breath’ in debate over privacy, safety

FBI director on Apple clash: ‘Take a deep breath’ in debate over privacy, safety

The FBI is resorting to the courts to force Apple to unlock the San Bernardino, Calif., gunman’s iPhone not to “set a precedent or send any kind of message,” but to conduct a complete investigation, FBI Director James Comey said Sunday. In a plainspoken statement, Comey said that the scale of the San Bernardino attacks, […]

Farook’s Phone: The FBI versus Apple (and Everyone Else)

Farook’s Phone: The FBI versus Apple (and Everyone Else)

. . By Thomas L. Knapp The Federal Bureau of Investigation wants to know what’s on Syed Farook’s Apple iPhone. As the old saying goes, people in hell want icewater too. The San Bernardino killer’s phone is encrypted. More than ten attempts to guess the correct six-digit pass code (out of a million possibilities) will […]

Fraternal Order of Police asks FBI to investigate data breach

Fraternal Order of Police asks FBI to investigate data breach

The nation’s largest police union said on Thursday that it’s asked the FBI to investigate a computer breach that allowed hackers to steal hundreds of internal documents that have since been published online. Chuck Canterbury, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police, said in a statement posted on Facebook that hackers managed “a complete […]

Hands Up Don’t Shoot, Oregon Edition

Hands Up Don’t Shoot, Oregon Edition

. . By Thomas L. Knapp “They shot him right there, he was just walking — I saw it,” says Victoria Sharp . “I swear to God, he was just walking with his hands in the air.” She’s describing the January 26 killing of LaVoy Finicum by FBI agents and an Oregon State Police SWAT […]

“This Is Government Land”: The Eternal Refrain of the Federal Occupiers

“This Is Government Land”: The Eternal Refrain of the Federal Occupiers

FBI officially investigating San Bernardino shootings as ‘act of terrorism’

FBI officially investigating San Bernardino shootings as ‘act of terrorism’

The shooting spree by a Muslim couple that killed 14 and seriously wounded 21 Wednesday in San Bernardino, Calif. is officially being investigated as a terrorist act, the lead FBI investigator in the case said Friday. David Bowdich, assistant director of the FBI’s Los Angeles Office, told reporters in an afternoon briefing that the determination […]

FBI braces for ISIS holiday terror attacks

FBI braces for ISIS holiday terror attacks

In the wee hours of July 4, cialis FBI counterterrorism agents in the Boston area scrambled to thwart the last of a string of Islamic State terror plots they feared could be conducted during the patriotic holiday or soon after. Just weeks earlier, stuff an agent and Boston officers had shot and killed an ISIS […]