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Anonymous Has Been Hacking US Government Agencies: FBI Memo
2013-11-17 05:13:00

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Members of the hacking collective known as Anonymous have been secretly accessing US government agency computers for almost a year, according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) memo obtained by Reuters last week. As Jim Finkle and Joseph Menn of the international news agency first reported on Saturday, the cyberattacks involved computers in multiple agencies and resulted in the theft of “sensitive information.” The...

2013-11-13 00:20:08

The New FBI PIV and Mobile ID FAP 20 Certified USB Fingerprint Scanners and an OEM Module are scheduled to be Launched at Cartes 2013 in ParisSEOUL, Nov 13, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics and ID solutions, will announce new USB fingerprint scanners and an embedded OEM module, BioMini Slim, BioMini Combo and SFU-S20 respectively, at Cartes 2013 from November 19th through 21st in Paris, France.BioMini Slim is specially...

Apple Open Up Sharing Data With Government
2013-11-06 13:26:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple has now joined Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft and Yahoo in asking the US government to allow them to disclose exactly how many national security letters they receive from the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. In a public report, Apple explained their public policies and provided what information they are currently allowed to disclose. At present, the American government only allows tech firms to disclose how many data...

2013-11-04 23:27:45

JMR Graphics, a nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer, comments on the FBI’s digital billboard program that works in collaboration with Clear Channel to catch criminals and fugitives. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Nationwide vehicle wraps manufacturer, JMR Graphics, comments on the FBI’s digital billboard program designed to collect public tips that aid in manhunts of dangerous criminals. According to an October 14, 2013 article published by the Richmond Times Dispatch...

2013-10-23 23:27:04

Heather Koon has recently been accused of an incident that supposedly happened at a former employer, a child care center, with multiple complaints, resulting in a multitude of found violations, including two employees not having the required fingerprint background check done. Selection.com President, James Boeddeker, says the lack of background checks on employees is shocking. ELYRIA, OH (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 This story was originally reported on 10/08/2013 by The Morning Journal. For...

Federal Government Closes Down Underground Site Silk Road
2013-10-03 10:24:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Silk Road, an underground website that facilitated the sale of illegal narcotics, has been shut down after the US Department of Justice raided the home of the man they believe owned the site. Ross William Ulbricht, known online as “Dread Pirate Roberts,” or “DPR”, was arrested in San Francisco on Wednesday. The FBI also seized the website and $3.6 million in Bitcoin, making it the second largest seizure of the digital...

Massive Data Leak Discovered In Three Large US Data Providers
2013-09-26 08:33:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After several months of investigations, security researcher Brian Krebs has pinpointed a massive data leak to weak points in three large US data providers. Though the FBI began its own investigations in March, Krebs now says a site that releases the birthdays and social security numbers of several public figures gets its information from a “small but very potent” botnet. Following the report, data brokers D&B, LexisNexis...


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