On October 12th, 1983, Bill Landreth called his friend Chris in Detroit to chat. Chris frantically explained that the FBI had raided his house. “Don’t call me anymore,” Chris said in what would be a very short conversation. Bill didn’t know exactly what was happening, but he did know this: If the FBI had come for…
Steve Wozniak appeared on Conan last night and predictably gave his take on the ongoing battle between Apple and the FBI. Perhaps unsurprisingly as a founding figure of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, he sides with Apple.
This might look like a cute video game about a goat dodging objects, but it’s actually a video game made by the FBI to (apparently) help educate people about “the slippery slope to violent extremism.”
American and British spies infiltrated World of Warcraft and Second Life, using the games to monitor what they think are terrorist communications, recruit informers, and gather data on communications between players, according to classified documents uncovered by the non-profit investigative journalism organization…
A Washington man made almost half a million dollars selling Xbox 360s modified to play pirated games, the FBI alleges, but here's the kicker—he did so while he was a Microsoft contractor, and even after he was sued by Activision for pirating its games.
Wow. Nothing is sacred. The Washington Post has discovered that the NSA and FBI have teamed up to tap into the servers of nine US tech companies—Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, you name it—and have extracted e-mails, photographs, audio, video, documents and connection logs. They basically have free reign to take…
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is using the Unreal Engine to create simulations and other training programs, BBC News reports today.
As hacker collective Lulz Security claims it snagged Sony Computer Entertainment's Developer Network source code, newspaper The Epoch Times reports that one LulzSec member, Robert Cavanaugh, is believed to be in FBI custody.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations today confirmed to Kotaku that it is looking into the security breach that brought the Playstation Network down and exposed millions of users' personal data to cybercriminals.
No arrests have been made connected to the Playstation outage, Kotaku has confirmed, despite a story making the rounds that claims FBI and others have issues warrants and made arrests.
The FBI now is raiding homes looking for World of Warcraft gold farmers. The party van showed up March 30 at an apartment shared by two University of Michigan students (building pictured), who say the feds have got the wrong suspects.
The FBI on Wednesday asked for communications logs from Earth Empires, the massively multiplayer online game played by Jared Loughner, accused of the shooting Saturday in Tucson, Ariz. that left six dead and 14 wounded, including a member of Congress.
Violent crime, arson and car theft all dropped nationwide in 2008 compared to the prior year, according to the FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report.