Category: FBI

FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky

FBI pushes private sector to cut ties with Kaspersky

| August 29, 2017

The FBI has been briefing private sector companies on intelligence claiming to show that the Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab is an unacceptable threat to national security, current and former senior U.S. officials familiar with the matter tell CyberScoop. The briefings are one part of an escalating conflict between the U.S. government and Kaspersky amid long-running suspicions among […]

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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 29, 2016

IN BRIEF The US Supreme Court has approved amendments to Rule 41, which now gives judges the authority to issue search warrants, not only for computers located in their jurisdiction but also outside their jurisdiction. Under the original Rule 41, let’s say, a New York judge can only authorize the FBI to hack into a […]

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