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What The FBI Had On Steve Jobs

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You’ve heard about things going on your permanent record? Steve Jobs had one, too. The Federal Bureau of Investigation just made public its file on the Apple co-founder. The agency assembled the investigation in 1991 because Jobs was being considered for a presidential appointment by George H.W. Bush to the...
What The FBI Had On Steve Jobs

The FBI’s investigation of Steve Jobs has finally cracked open

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) today released its file on Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, detailing its investigation into the company’s talismanic leader in 1991 and unearthing some interesting facts. The FBI started investigating Jobs because he was being considered for a presidential position in the then President George H.W. Bush’s office. Whilst...
The FBI’s investigation of Steve Jobs has finally cracked open

Steve Jobs FBI file reveals he was being considered for a Bush 1 1991 White House ‘sensitive position’

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Federal Bureau of Investigation has posted on its website a file on Apple’s co-founder and late CEO Steve Jobs. According to Gawker, the 191-page document reveals that Jobs was considered for a “sensitive position” in the Bush I White House back in 1991. It also contains results of an investigation into...
Steve Jobs FBI file reveals he was being considered for a Bush 1 1991 White House ‘sensitive position’

FBI file on Steve Jobs reveals he was considered for White House position

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The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has released its 191-page file on Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, revealing he was considered for an appointment to the White House in 1991, and that there was a bomb threat against him in 1985....
FBI file on Steve Jobs reveals he was considered for White House position
FBI document on Steve Jobs: apparently more than fit for office
Top LulzSec hackers arrested, group leader reportedly working for FBI

High-Tech Surveillance Comes to Small Towns

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High-tech surveillance tools aren’t just for spies anymore. A new “off the shelf” surveillance industry is drawing interest from small-town law enforcement and less-developed countries, as well as from large Western agencies, documents viewed by The Wall Street Journal show. The documents – attendance sheets from industry conferences – offer...
High-Tech Surveillance Comes to Small Towns

FBI Could Pull the Plug On Millions of Internet Users March 8

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation may yank several crucial domain name servers (DNS) offline on March 8, blocking millions from using the Internet. The servers in the FBI's crosshairs were installed in 2011 to deal with a nasty worm dubbed DNSChanger Trojan. DNSChanger can get an innocent end-user in trouble; it...
FBI Could Pull the Plug On Millions of Internet Users March 8

The Steve Jobs 'Reality Distortion Field' Even Makes It Into His FBI File

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The late Apple leader's 1991 FBI file is now part of the public record. When Steve Jobs was up for an appointment to the President's Export Council in 1991, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did what it does for all such appointments and went looking for dirt. They want to...
The Steve Jobs 'Reality Distortion Field' Even Makes It Into His FBI File
FBI shuts down 3,000 GPS trackers after privacy ruling
FBI arrests 24 hackers in $205M credit card fraud scheme

U.S. Outgunned in Hacker War

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s top cyber cop offered a grim appraisal of the nation’s efforts to keep computer hackers from plundering corporate data networks: “We’re not winning,” he said. Shawn Henry, who is preparing to leave the FBI after more than two decades with the bureau, said in an...
U.S. Outgunned in Hacker War

Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media

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Social media has put the spotlight on the story Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African-American teenager who was shot to death last month by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida. Zuma Press Claudette Hutchinson adds to a memorial in Sanford, Fla., for Trayvon Martin, 17 years old, who was shot in...
Trayvon Martin Shooting Death Sparks Outrage on Social Media
New FBI unit tasked with making Web and mobile communications easier to spy on

FBI: Cyberattacks Grow as National Security Menace

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Cyberattacks are starting to eclipse terrorism as a threat to the country, say top officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation....
FBI: Cyberattacks Grow as National Security Menace

After Megaupload Closure, BTJunkie Shuts Down

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BTJunkie, a popular file-sharing indexing site, said Monday it was voluntarily shutting down, less than three weeks after the U.S. closure of Megaupload in a crackdown on piracy of music, films and other materials. BTJunkie, which shut down its site Monday, provided a search engine for Bit Torrent files. “This...
After Megaupload Closure, BTJunkie Shuts Down

Arrests Made in Massive Online Sting Operation

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Several people were arrested in New York and in multiple countries around the globe for allegedly trafficking in stolen financial information, including credit cards and banking information, a law-enforcement official said. A Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman confirmed the arrests, which stemmed from a two-year undercover investigation. Read the rest...
Arrests Made in Massive Online Sting Operation

Today's Scuttlebot: Faces Machines See, and Leaving Google

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar news. Wednesday's selections include efforts to diversify South by Southwest and the Federal Bureau of Investigation getting a warrant for Google to unlock the Android phone of a suspect....
Today's Scuttlebot: Faces Machines See, and Leaving Google

Today's Scuttlebot: Don't Need an iPad, and SXSW Tips

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar news. Wednesday's selections include an app in which you bank online by waving your arms and a recap of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation that resulted in the arrest of...
Today's Scuttlebot: Don't Need an iPad, and SXSW Tips

Report: FBI forming new cyber intelligence research unit, focus on digital surveillance

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According to a report filed by technology site CNET, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is forming a new cyber intelligence and research unit dubbed the Domestic Communications Assistance Center (DCAC). The briefing states that the DCAC's purpose will be "to invent technology that will let police more...
Report: FBI forming new cyber intelligence research unit, focus on digital surveillance
FBI Warns Travelers Of Unexplained Pop-Up Window Horror

FBI: Cyberattacks May Soon Be No. 1 Threat to U.S.

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The leaders of the Department of Defense and the Federal Bureau of Investigation this week separately expressed concern over the increasing numbers of cyberattacks....
FBI: Cyberattacks May Soon Be No. 1 Threat to U.S.
FBI drafting proposal for more 'wiretap-friendly' web services, according to CNET

FBI asks Internet companies to equip sites for surveillance

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly meeting with Internet companies to promote upcoming legislation that will require surveillance backdoors for web-based services such as social networks, e-mail, messaging and VoIP. The agency has yet to formally announce the push, however unnamed sources have told Cnet that senior FBI officials...
FBI asks Internet companies to equip sites for surveillance

Cold War Warrantless Wiretapping

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somanyrobots writes "President Gerald Ford secretly authorized the use of warrantless domestic wiretaps for foreign intelligence and counterintelligence purposes soon after coming into office, according to a declassified document. The Dec. 19, 1974 White House memorandum, marked Top Secret / Exclusively Eyes Only and signed by Ford, gave then-Attorney General...
Cold War Warrantless Wiretapping

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched, of course, an app for its Most Wanted list. http://bit.ly/dwbSvA

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The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched, of course, an app for its Most Wanted list. http://bit.ly/dwbSvA

Anonymous releases FBI, Scotland Yard call

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Perpetual gadflies Anonymous released a recording between agents at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Scotland Yard on Friday in which the two agencies discuss anti-hacking operations. The FBI issued a statement acknowledging that the call is valid, saying that a criminal investigation is underway, ABC News reported. In a...
Anonymous releases FBI, Scotland Yard call

The FBI wants to spider social media to prepare for the worst

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is creating a tool that will crawl Facebook, Twitter and more to catch emergencies before they happen. According to a posting on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the FBI’s Strategic Information and Operations Center (SOIC) is feeling out the IT industry to see if...
The FBI wants to spider social media to prepare for the worst

10 Unexpected Twitterers

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"Everybody's on Twitter!" You hear that more and more often as Twitter gains adherents. Why, even the dead and the fictional (and the fictional dead) are on Twitter. Not to mention celebrities. (Let's not.) Despite having over 100 million registered users, it's still small beer compared to other services. Facebook,...
10 Unexpected Twitterers
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