FBI can secretly turn on laptop cameras without the indicator light

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FBI has formulated some advanced surveillance techniques which enable them to secretly activate web cams for spying on the suspected computer owners. According to a recent publication of the Washington Post, G-men have developed the ability to remotely access cameras which capture real images and transmit them to the investigators. The cameras are accessed without [...]

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Following NSA’ Footsteps: CIA collects records of money transfers’ for its secret database

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If you think its just the National Security Agency (NSA) that pokes its nose in your privacy then you are wrong. American Intelligence Agency CIA is following NSA’s footsteps by collecting information from money-transfer companies especially Western Union, building a database of international money transfer data. CIA collects such information under the shadow of same provision of [...]

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U.S. Senator asks if FBI can get iPhone 5S fingerprint data via Patriot Act

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Since Senator. Al- Franken has become of part of the United States Senate, he has been the Chairman of Senate Judiciary Subcommittee which deals with issues related to Privacy, Technology and the Law. He has been quite clear in his stance which has been to raise and address the questions related to surveillance and technology [...]

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Anonymous VS FBI: Retaliation, leaks data from FBI network, hacks Spanish government over corruption

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FBI claims victory over the Anonymous group, this statement has come after a series of arrests from the anonymous group. According to FBI, the last year arrest of 5 members from Lulz security was vital for their command over the anonymous. All the 5 members were key parts of anonymous group and were a threat [...]

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FBI to Monitor Online Chats in Real-Time by 2014

FBI to Monitor Online Chats in Real-Time by 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation doesn’t have the ability to monitor everyone’s one-on-one Internet chats in real-time just yet, but the agency’s chief lawyer says all that should soon change. FBI general counsel Andrew Weissman discussed the Justice Department’s power to put pressure on cyber-criminals during an address last week at the National Press Club in Washington, [...]

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Pakistani Hacker to be Extradited from UK to US Over Hacking

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A Pakistani student in UK will be extradited to the US from UK over computer hacking allegations stemming from an FBI sting operation.    The 24 years old student identified as Usman Ahzaz, was admitted to a university in Britain in order to get a degree in information systems and computing failed the bid to avoid extradition from Britain to the United Stated. The hacker [...]

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3 Arrested over Spreading Gozi Virus that Hacked Millions of Computers Globally

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U.S police force today arrested three criminals who are said to be involved in the uprising of one of the deadliest virus online i.e. the Gozi virus. The Gozi virus since 2005 has affected more than 40,000 computers in U.S. That belonged to many leading commercial and government centers, NASA is one of them. The [...]

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9th July: Is your internet working?

Four months ago we updated you with DNSChanger Trojan, which was supposed to effect internet service around the world and how FBI was supposed to shutdown the internet, then we updated you how FBI got four additional months to secure internet from DNSChanger malware. The four months are  over now as there are warnings issued on Facebook, Google [...]

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