Latest Federal Bureau of Investigation Stories

Fighting Back, Megaupload Moves To Have Charges Dropped
2012-05-31 10:49:31

Before it was shut down in January, Megaupload was one of the world´s most popular websites, a cloud storage service with millions of users storing data, either for free or by paying for premium service. However the storage site had its servers seized after being accused of copyright theft and internet piracy. Megaupload has moved to have the case thrown out in the United States and tens of millions of dollars of assets unfrozen, reports John Ribeiro of IDG News Service. The FBI...

2012-05-28 23:01:07

With SOPA and PIPA defeated, CISPA is just around the corner for discussion. And now, the FBI is asking that providers like Gmail and Yahoo! provide a backdoor to make surveillance of internet denizens more accessible. Undisclosed Location, South America (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 As copyright protections and privacy issues wreck into each other in the US lawmaking assembly, the FBI is requesting that the CALEA, (the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act of 1994,) be altered to...

2012-05-23 17:06:03

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Google is using a Domain Name System hack to let people who are infected with the DNSChanger malware know when their Internet connection is going to go dead. Google designed the hack to let those people know their Internet connections will stop working on July 9, which is when temporary servers set up by the FBI to help DNSChanger victims will be disconnected. "The warning will be at the top of the search results page for regular searches and image...

2012-05-19 23:12:47

The FBI ended a major online DNS threat last year, but the arrest of the criminals, and killing the servers would have left millions without internet service, so the servers were replaced. Here´s how to find out if you could lose your internet connection July 9th. Undisclosed Location, South America (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 Last year the FBI and international police participated in an operation called “Operation Ghost Click” in which a group of Estonian hackers had distributed...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'