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2012-09-05 21:06:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The big news yesterday (well, before Apple brilliantly announced their September 12th iPhone announcement) came from hacker group AntiSec (an arm of Anonymous) about the alleged theft of 12 million Apple UDIDs. AntiSec said they stripped these UDIDs of any personal information and posted 1 million of these unique identifiers on several sites online. The group claimed to have lifted a file from an FBI agent´s Dell laptop and posted...

AntiSec Claims Theft Of UDID's From FBI Computer
2012-09-04 08:40:37

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online AntiSec, an Anonymous hacking group, has posted a file they say contains millions of Apple Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) after stealing said file from the FBI. Using a vulnerability in Java, a government laptop was hacked earlier this year and a file was lifted which is said to have contained nearly 12 million UDIDs. This breach could be quite serious, as UDIDs contain intensely personal information, such as device names,...

2012-08-29 02:20:32

DALLAS, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrust Inc. and Heartland Business Systems have entered into an agreement that allows Heartland Business Systems to offer an authentication service for law enforcement agencies that's designed to aid in their compliance with FBI security and authentication requirements outlined in the Criminal Justice Information Security (CJIS) Policy. The Wisconsin-based company will leverage Entrust's comprehensive authentication framework to provide...

2012-08-25 23:01:53

The computer security company, Galaxy Tech is announcing a new offer to help those looking for computer virus protection to save on their anti-virus solutions after officials released warnings on Friday about a new computer virus that poses as the FBI. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 After officials from both the Better Business Bureau and the Internal Revenue Service released warnings about a new virus that is impacting internet users across the country, the computer security company...

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2012-08-22 18:22:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It might be harder for some to find free, pirated apps tonight. Working in tandem, the Justice Department and FBI have shut down 3 websites which were believed to have been selling pirated copies of Android Apps. The sites have been shut down and seized in the first government sting on pirated mobile software. These actions are all a part of a global effort to fight against counterfeiting and piracy. According to the...

2012-08-20 23:02:47

Home Security Store releases a third infographic detailing Most Common Entry Points for a Break-in. The number one point of entry is straight through the front door, says infographic researcher Annie Blanco. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Continuing with the monthly infographic series highlighting the facts about burglary in America, Home Security Store has released their third infographic entitled, The Most Common Entry Points For a Break-In. Home Security Store´s Marketing...

New Zealand Calls For FBI Evidence In Megaupload Case
2012-08-17 13:10:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A New Zealand court on Thursday ruled that US authorities must show evidential proof of any copyright breaches and internet piracy against Mr. Kim Dotcom, the founder-in-hiding of now defunct Megaupload.com, according to Reuters. The FBI has accused Mr. Dotcom of operating a site which allowed users to share copyrighted content, such as movies, music and software, without any authorization. Since 2005, Dotcom earned an...

2012-08-13 06:20:54

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Biometrics announces Watson-Mini, the world's smallest and fastest non-optical scanner to achieve FBI Appendix F certification. The FBI certified that Watson-Mini meets or exceeds all requirements listed in EBTS Appendix F Mobile ID SAP 45 as well as PIV-071006 of the FBI IAFIS Image Quality Specifications. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120813/CL56376 ) Watson-Mini is the smallest, lightest, and fastest Appendix F...

2012-08-07 10:24:19

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- They say when you marry a man, you're marrying his family too, but these ladies didn't realize they were signing up for a family. Investigation Discovery's hit series I MARRIED A MOBSTER returns this August to reveal true stories of being a Mrs. in the mafia, from the riches of the rise to the ferocity of the fall. Each half-hour episode sits down with one woman as she recounts the fast-paced and dangerous lifestyle of being a first lady in the...

FBI Sentinel Finally Goes Live
2012-08-01 09:26:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Well, they´ve finally done it. It took them 12 years and more than $600 million total to get to this point, but the FBI has finally made the switch to digital files, joining the rest of us here in the brand new century. FBI agents can now use the system, called Sentinel, to search previous cases for information in a web-browser-based layout, complete with cutting edge elements such as movable windows, tabs and a...