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FBI Warns Airlines To Lookout For In-Flight Hackers

Airline crews are being asked to keep their eyes open for suspicious activity after recent reports suggested that hackers might be able to take control of an aircraft by compromising inflight entertainment systems. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Infr...

If the FBI has your biometrics, it doesn’t have to tell you

A new rule will prevent millions of people from finding out if their fingerprints, iris scans and other biometric information is stored in a massive federal database. The FBI’s Next Generation Identification system stores the biometric records of people who ...

Secret rules make it pretty easy for the FBI to spy on journalist

Secret FBI rules allow agents to obtain journalists’ phone records with approval from two inter...

The government is sharing your stolen data with private companies

The FBI has violated constitutional privacy protections and illegally shared raw intelligence about ...

FBI pressures internet providers to install surveillance software

CNET has learned the FBI has developed custom “port reader” software to intercept Intern...