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Following last month’s news that security firm RSA had worked with the National Security Agency to provide a digital backdoor in its encryption technology, eight computer security research firms have announced that they will not attend a security conference sponsored by RSA.
J. Edgar Hoover, founding director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, was notorious for the files he kept on individuals. The information contained within those files was gathered long before today’s digital era, but Hoover would likely be envious of the Bureau’s latest techniques to gather the dirt.
Readily available smartphone apps that scan airline boarding passes can alert passengers to whether or not they have been selected for additional screening by the TSA, security experts warn.
A federal judge has given the go-ahead for an FBI warrant that will require Google to assist the federal agency in cracking into the Android cell phone of a suspected pimp currently under investigation for his role in a federal human tracking investigation.
Reports surfaced on Thursday claim that Facebook hired a PR firm to get USA Today and other news outlets to try and smear Googleâ€™s name in the social network world.