Russian hackers scanning US energy companies
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Wednesday, 30 March 2022 12:29

Russian hackers scanning US energy companies


FBI rather concerned

The untouchables have warned that Russian hackers have been scanning the systems of energy companies and other critical infrastructure in the United States.

US makes EU privacy shield agreement impossible
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All the FBI has to do is say “state secrets” and the data must be handed over

The US government’s attempts to build a Privacy Shield which will allow data to flow between the Land of the Fee and Europe have been scuppered by the Supreme Court.

Capitol Hill rioters sunk their own cases
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Monday, 13 December 2021 12:32

Capitol Hill rioters sunk their own cases


Bragged about it on Facebook and Instagram

A failed coup against US democracy is now floundering in the courts after "Capitol Hill rioters" effectively sank their cases by bragging about their acts on social media.

US raids PAX offices
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Wednesday, 27 October 2021 12:21

US raids PAX offices


More anti-Chinese activity


The Untouchables raided the Florida offices of PAX Technology, a Chinese provider of point of sale devices used by millions of businesses and retailers globally.

FBI hacked and operated an Irish web hosting service
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Using a flaw in Firefox and Tor

An Irish man who ran a cheap dark web hosting service has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for turning a blind eye to customers hosting child sex abuse material.

FBI overreaches itself on snaffling records
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Apparently it can't demand IP addresses of people who read news

The US FBI has been forced to withdraw a subpoena demanding records from USA Today that would identify readers of a February story about a southern Florida shootout that killed two agents and wounded three others.

FBI and NSA reveal Russia’s Linux malware
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Been developed and deployed

The FBI and NSA have published a joint security alert containing details about a new strain of Linux malware that the two agencies say was developed and deployed in real-world attacks by Russia's military hackers.

FBI wants people to abandon passwords
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Monday, 24 February 2020 10:43

FBI wants people to abandon passwords


Use passphrases instead

An FBI Portland Tech report has told its readers to stop using passwords and switch to passphrases.

Untouchables shut down hacker records site
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Tuesday, 21 January 2020 11:01

Untouchables shut down hacker records site


WeLeakInfo.com provided huge amount of hacked data

The FBI has shut down a website that offered hackers easy access to 12 billion records stolen in thousands of data breaches.

FBI claims to have cracked Bitcoin
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Thursday, 17 October 2019 11:02

FBI claims to have cracked Bitcoin

 

Breaks kiddie porn ring

Federal authorities in the US have unsealed charges against the South Korean operator of a child porn ring that's been billed as the world's "largest dark web child porn marketplace."