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Police Equipment Supplier, Antivirus Company Latest Anonymous Targets
2012-03-09 14:42:54

In continued retaliation for FBI arrests of five LulzSec members earlier this week, hackers affiliated with Anonymous have attacked a law enforcement website and released additional source code previously obtained from the publishers of the Norton Antivirus line of products. PCMag's Sara Yin, the Friday attacks were carried out by members of AntiSec -- a cybercrime collective originally co-founded by members of LulzSec and Anonymous -- and were the group's latest acts of retribution...

2012-03-08 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE:FICO), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, today announced that its Fraud Alert Forum website will host the Federal Bureau of Investigation's confidential discussions on bank robbery investigations, as part of the FBI's Bandit Shield initiative. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111010/CG83314LOGO) The FBI launched the Bandit Shield initiative in San Antonio on January 30,...

2012-03-08 05:00:00

FBI: "Copper Thefts Threaten U.S. Critical Infrastructure" DES PLAINES, Ill., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) confirms what many Americans have learned through news reports and, unfortunately, their own experience that thefts of copper and other metals are occurring all over the nation. The report reviews metal theft claims from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2011. The NICB issued an initial report on...

Five Top LulzSec Hackers Arrested, Former Leader Tips-Off FBI
2012-03-06 12:39:54

In a shakedown reminiscent of a Hollywood spy drama, five leaders of the international hacker collective LulzSec were arrested Tuesday after the organization´s leader tipped off federal investigators. The tightly coordinated transnational sting operation targeted cyber-criminals in England, Ireland and the US as part of a conspiracy case filed with a New York federal court. According to Jana Winters of FoxNews.com, who broke the story, the former leader of the hacker group, Hector...

2012-03-06 09:00:00

Legislation by Congressman Thomas Marino (R-Pennsylvania) will allow DOJ Authorized Third Party Screeners to Conduct FBI Checks in Instances Where the State Does Not Provide Such Screening WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Security Companies (NASCO), the nation's largest industry association representing contract private security officer companies, today endorsed H.R. 4112, the Private Security Officer Screening Improvement Act (PSOSIA) by...

MegaUpload Founder Confident He Will Beat 'Political' Online Piracy Charges
2012-03-02 05:26:53

MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom accused U.S. authorities on Thursday of pursuing "misleading and malicious" charges against him, and said he is confident he will prevail in what is shaping up to be one of the biggest copyright cases in history. Dotcom made the remarks during his first interviews since his January 20 arrest at his home in New Zealand. He was released on bail February 22 in New Zealand after winning a legal battle with prosecutors who wanted keep him behind bars.  The...

2012-02-28 09:26:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Declassified FBI files reveal details of the founder of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) early coordination with the head of Mossad and the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs. The 198-page file, released under the Freedom of Information Act to the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy (IRmep), is now on the Internet at: http://www.IRmep.org/ila/kenen According to the FBI, on July 18, 1949 Mossad founder...

2012-02-22 15:20:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Pistole, head of the Transportation Security Administration, will speak at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon, March 5. Pistole will discuss "Counterterrorism, Risk-Based Security, and TSA's Vision for the Future of Aviation Security." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) In July, 2010, Pistole was confirmed as the fifth administrator of the TSA, where he oversees the 60,000 employees who provide...

2012-02-17 19:00:00

A2LA Pilot Program is being offered in the area of Forensic DNA Testing and Databasing Frederick, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation is proud to announce the launch of a Pilot Program in the area of forensic examination. The A2LA Pilot Program is being offered in the area of Forensic DNA Testing and Databasing and will consist of waived application, assessment and annual fees for one year, an assessment to the FBI Quality Assurance Standards...

2012-02-17 17:10:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the FBI for arresting this afternoon an alleged suicide bomber headed for the U.S. Capitol building. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) According to news reports, Amine el-Khalifi, originally from Morocco and believed to be in the United States illegally, was arrested near the Capitol, after being the subject of an investigation for several months. He had considered other targets in the Washington area,...