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Posts Tagged ‘ FBI ’

Apple’s iMessage Encryption Trips Up Feds’ Surveillance

April 4th 2013

Encryption used in Apple’s iMessage chat service has stymied attempts by federal drug enforcement agents to eavesdrop on suspects’ conversations, an internal government document reveals. An internal Drug Enforcement Administration document seen by CNET discusses a February 2013 criminal investigation and warns that because of the use of encryption, “it is impossible to intercept...
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FBI Arrests Lawmakers In Plot To Rig NYC Mayor Race

April 2nd 2013

New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith, a contractor and real estate developer who rose to become the first black president of the State Senate, and City Councilman Daniel J. Halloran III were arrested early Tuesday on charges of trying to fix this year’s mayoral race in New York City, according to federal prosecutors....
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Memo On Puported UFO Discovery In New Mexico Becomes Most Read File In FBI’s Electronic Reading Room

April 1st 2013

A single-page FBI memo relaying a vague and unconfirmed report of flying saucers found in New Mexico in 1950 has become the most popular file in the bureau’s electronic reading room. The memo, dated March 22, 1950, was sent by FBI Washington, D.C. field office chief Guy Hottel to then-Director J. Edgar Hoover. According...
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FBI Battles Internal Sexting

February 22nd 2013

Apparently FBI agents are mixing work with play a little too much. CNN obtained confidential internal memos scolding employees for a variety of violations, including bugging a boss’s office, paying for sex in a massage parlor, sending nude pictures to coworkers, and “a rash of sexting cases.” “When you are given an FBI BlackBerry,...
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