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Mozilla asks Court to disclose Firefox Exploit used by FBI to hack Tor users

Mozilla asks Court to disclose Firefox Exploit used by FBI to hack Tor users

May 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Mozilla has filed a brief with a U.S. District Court asking the FBI to disclose the potential vulnerabilities in its Firefox browser that...
U.S. Supreme Court allows the FBI to Hack any Computer in the World

U.S. Supreme Court allows the FBI to Hack any Computer in the World

April 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief The US Supreme Court has approved amendments to Rule 41, which now gives judges the authority to issue search warrants, not o...
Former Tor Developer Created Malware for FBI to Unmask Tor Users

Former Tor Developer Created Malware for FBI to Unmask Tor Users

April 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief According to an investigation, Matthew Edman, a cyber security expert and former employee of the Tor Project, helped the FBI ...
For the First time, FBI discloses a Flaw to Apple, but it's already Patched!

For the First time, FBI discloses a Flaw to Apple, but it's already Patched!

April 27, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) made its first disclosure about a software security flaw to Apple under the Vulnera...
FBI paid Hacker $1.3 Million to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

FBI paid Hacker $1.3 Million to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

April 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Guess how much the FBI has paid an unknown grey-hat hacker to break into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone? FBI Director ...
Microsoft Sues US Govt Over Unconstitutional Secret Data Requests

Microsoft Sues US Govt Over Unconstitutional Secret Data Requests

April 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Microsoft is suing the Department of Justice (DoJ) to protest the gag order that prevents technology companies from telling their custome...
Forensic Firm that Unlocked Terrorist's iPhone 5C is Close to Crack iPhone 6

Forensic Firm that Unlocked Terrorist's iPhone 5C is Close to Crack iPhone 6

April 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The FBI didn't disclose the identity of the third-party company that helped them access the San Bernardino iPhone, but it has been w...
FBI claims its iPhone Hacking Tool can't Unlock iPhone 5S, 6S and 6S Plus

FBI claims its iPhone Hacking Tool can't Unlock iPhone 5S, 6S and 6S Plus

April 07, 2016Mohit Kumar
Although everyone, including Apple, was worried about the iPhone hacking tool used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to access...
FBI is fighting back against Judge's Order to reveal TOR Exploit Code

FBI is fighting back against Judge's Order to reveal TOR Exploit Code

March 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Last month, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was ordered to reveal the complete source code for the TOR exploit it used to hack ...
The 7 Most Wanted Iranian Hackers By the FBI

The 7 Most Wanted Iranian Hackers By the FBI

March 24, 2016Wang Wei
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has lengthened its Most Wanted List by adding seven Iranian hackers who are accused of attack...
FBI may have found a New Way to Unlock Shooter's iPhone without Apple

FBI may have found a New Way to Unlock Shooter's iPhone without Apple

March 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
There's more coming to the high-profile Apple vs. FBI case. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) might not need Apple'...
FBI Admits — It was a 'Mistake' to Reset Terrorist's iCloud Password

FBI Admits — It was a 'Mistake' to Reset Terrorist's iCloud Password

March 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yes, FBI Director James Comey admitted that the investigators made a " mistake " with the San Bernardino investigation during ...
Judge Confirms Government Paid CMU Scientists to Hack Tor Users for FBI

Judge Confirms Government Paid CMU Scientists to Hack Tor Users for FBI

February 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Everything is now crystal clear: The security researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) were hired by the federal officials ...
Just One Device? No, Government wants Apple to Unlock 12 More iPhones

Just One Device? No, Government wants Apple to Unlock 12 More iPhones

February 24, 2016Mohit Kumar
Until now, the FBI is asking for Apple's help in unlocking the iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino shoo...
Donald Trump — Boycott Apple! But Still Tweeting from an iPhone

Donald Trump — Boycott Apple! But Still Tweeting from an iPhone

February 20, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
As the groundwork for the presidential election is being cooked up in the United States to be held on 8 November 2016, candidates are ve...
FBI Screwed Up — Police Reset Shooter's Apple ID Passcode that leaves iPhone Data Unrecoverable

FBI Screwed Up — Police Reset Shooter's Apple ID Passcode that leaves iPhone Data Unrecoverable

February 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Another Surprising Twist in the Apple-FBI Encryption Case : The Apple ID Passcode Changed while the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone...
Now We Know — Apple Can Unlock iPhones, Here's How to Hack-Proof your Device

Now We Know — Apple Can Unlock iPhones, Here's How to Hack-Proof your Device

February 19, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Apple has been asked to comply with a federal court order to help the FBI unlock an iPhone 5C by one of the terrorists in the San Bernar...
FBI Director Asks Tech Companies to At least Don't Offer End-to-End Encryption

FBI Director Asks Tech Companies to At least Don't Offer End-to-End Encryption

December 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
FBI declared War against Encryption. Encryption is defeating government intelligence agencies to detect terrorist activities and aft...
Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

Mr. Grey Hacker (Wanted by FBI) Steals 1.2 BILLION Login Passwords

November 25, 2015Swati Khandelwal
That's a lot of Login credentials fetch by a single hacker. The FBI believes a single hacker who goes by the moniker Mr.Grey ha...