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  • FBI informant Sabu directed hacking of foreign govt sites

    24.04.2014

    Hector Xavier Monsegur (aka "Sabu"), the infamous hacker and leader of the Lulzsec hacktivist group, has directed his associates to attack and compromise the websites and computers belonging to the Iranian, Syrian, Turkish, Brazilian, Pakistani and other governments, the NYT reports.

  • The FBI is looking for a "malware provider"

    07.02.2014

    In a request for quote (RFQ) published on Monday, the Bureau has explained the reason behind their need: The Operational Technology Division (OTD), Investigative Analysis Unit (IAU) of the FBI has the following mission: Provide technical analysis of digital methods, software and data, and provide technical support to FBI investigations and intelligence operations that involve computers, networks and malicious software.

  • Feds cloned TorMail server with future investigations in mind

    28.01.2014

    TorMail users engaged in illegal activities might have felt more than a twinge of anxiety when it was confirmed last summer that the FBI took control of Freedom Hosting's servers.

  • Feds take over online counterfeit card webshop, arrest its operators

    27.01.2014

    Three men who allegedly ran a one-stop online shop selling counterfeit credit cards and holographic overlays to be used by criminals to make fake identifications, face federal charges in an ongoing investigation that has already resulted in 11 additional arrests, including a customer facing federal charges.

  • FBI used spying malware to track down terror suspect

    09.12.2013

    Court documents related to a recent FBI investigation have revealed that the agency has been permitted to try to compromise with spying malware the computer of a potential terrorist in order to discover his identity and location, The Washington Post reports.




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