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  • FBI faces lawsuit because it's stayed mum on iPhone 5c hack

    The FBI’s refusal to reveal how it accessed an iPhone 5c from the San Bernardino shooter will face scrutiny in court. USA Today’s parent company and two other news group have filed a lawsuit against the agency, demanding it turn over the details.

    Written by Michael Kan17 Sept. 16 03:02
  • Even the FBI is worried about Internet of Things security

    Amidst all the excitement about the possible benefits of the Internet of Things, a slew of warnings have been sounded by IT pros, vendors and analysts about looming security threats. Now you can add the FBI to that list of those cautioning enthusiasts.

    Written by Bob Brown11 Sept. 15 20:53
  • FBI memo warns of malware possibly linked to hack at Sony Pictures

    A Flash Alert issued by the FBI on Monday is warning those within its distribution circle about a type of malware that has the ability to destroy any system it infects. The memo, #A-000044-MW, was obtained by Salted Hash from a source that wishes to remain anonymous.

    Written by Steve Ragan03 Dec. 14 07:48
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  • Ransomware: Pay it or fight it?

    Ask security experts what to do when hit with ransomware -- the sophisticated malware that infects a device or network, uses military-grade encryption to restrict access, and demands payment for the decryption key -- and you'll typically get the same answer: "never pay the ransom."

    Written by Colin Neagle17 March 15 00:59