FBI

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Changes to a rule that expand government hacking powers quietly went into effect at midnight on Thursday, after senators failed to halt their implementation. The amendments (pdf) to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure now allow intelligence agents to get warrants to hack into computers that are outside of the judicial district where...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In a letter sent to members of Congress on Sunday, Director of the FBI James...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Amid a relentless media circus with just a week until Election Day, the latest...

Further

A week afer much-hated hacker-turned-informant Hector "Sabu" Monsegur was released with time served by a judge who praised his "extraordinary cooperation" with the feds, two sites have leaked court documents revealing the byzantine role of the FBI in orchestrating Sabu-assisted cyberattacks waged by Anonymous and other groups against domestic and foreign websites - attacks for which Chicago hacktivist Jeremy Hammond is now serving a ten-year prison sentence. From The Daily Dot and Motherboard...