FBI

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Federal law enforcement agencies are seeking "backdoor" access to encrypted email and devices which, privacy advocates and human rights groups warn, threatens to abolish key internet safeguards and an essential human right. In separate hearings before two Senate subcommittees on Wednesday, FBI Director James Comey argued that without special...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Environmental activists claim they are still being monitored by law enforcement...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is flying small planes equipped...

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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...