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2014-07-18 05:52:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Like many others, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) believes that driverless cars could be a “game changing” addition to the automotive industry. In an unclassified but restricted report obtained by The Guardian on Wednesday reveals they also believe that autonomous vehicles could be used as “lethal weapons.” According to Guardian reporter Mark Harris, files obtained by the UK newspaper under a public records...

2014-03-04 23:00:11

Author praises FBI Book in which Former FBI Agents admit to breaking rules to capture terrorist Palisades, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Author Maryanne Vollers has joined NY Times Bestselling author Ron Kessler and award winning author Seth Rosenfeld in extending kudos to the forthcoming book based on newly released FBI files on how the FBI broke its own rules, after eighteen years of failure, to capture the most notorious terrorist in American history. Ms. Vollers, a highly regarded author...

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...

Chinese NASA Scientist Arrested By FBI While Trying To Flee US
2013-03-19 12:10:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A NASA contractor working at the space agency's Langley Research Center has been arrested by the FBI after being caught fleeing to China. Virginia Representative Frank Wolf said during a news conference that Bo Jiang, a Chinese national scientist, was arrested Sunday at Dulles International Airport. Wolf said Jiang was given access to information that would be of great interest to foreign spies. An FBI affidavit filed against...

FBI Arrests Former Anonymous Member During Chat Session
2012-09-14 07:07:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Barrett Brown, a former spokesman for the hacker group Anonymous, was arrested during an FBI raid on his home late Wednesday in Dallas, Texas, officials said on Thursday. Carmen Castro, spokeswoman for the Dallas County Sheriff´s Office, said the raid took place shortly before 11 pm, and just hours after Brown had posted an online video threatening an FBI agent. Brown was turned over to FBI custody Thursday morning, Castro...

Facial Recognition Added To FBI's Arsenal
2012-09-10 11:04:59

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While we still may have no clue as to why the FBI had some 12 million Apple UDIDs, the fact they are now in the hands of a hacking collective is enough reason to question the federal agency´s ability to keep data safe. So, while it may be good news for some that the FBI is finally moving away from the relatively ancient fingerprint system for identifying criminals to facial recognition, some privacy groups are beginning...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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