Lawenforcement

01.11.16
Police claim to have cracked extra-secure BlackBerry phones
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Police claim to have cracked extra-secure BlackBerry phones

Dutch police say that your special-issue BlackBerry isn't that private.

By J. Fingas,   01.11.16
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12.28.15
Social media led police straight to movie pirates
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Social media led police straight to movie pirates

Enforcement officials at the UK's Federation Against Copyright Theft found pirates' details on Facebook.

By D. Cooper,   12.28.15
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12.27.15
The Silk Road bust almost didn't happen
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The Silk Road bust almost didn't happen

If it weren't for one man insisting that the digital evidence trail was worth pursuing, Dread Pirate Roberts would still be free.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.17.15
Here are the devices law enforcement use to spy on you
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Here are the devices law enforcement use to spy on you

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not watching you.

By R. Baldwin,   12.17.15
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12.14.15
UK police try to scare teen hackers by visiting them at home
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UK police try to scare teen hackers by visiting them at home

The cops hope that an in-person warning will keep kids on the straight and narrow.

By J. Fingas,   12.14.15
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12.08.15
FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes
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FBI: Yes, we exploit unpatched security holes

An FBI director admits that the bureau uses zero-day exploits to snoop on targets.

By J. Fingas,   12.08.15
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11.04.15
California police use these biometric scanners
11.04.15

California police use these biometric scanners

The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants you to know what face, finger and tattoo scanners are in use by California cops.

By J. Fingas,   11.04.15
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10.30.15
Hacking Team offers encryption breaking tools to law enforcement
10.30.15

Hacking Team offers encryption breaking tools to law enforcement

There's more than one way to crack an iPhone.

By A. Tarantola,   10.30.15
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10.21.15
New DHS policy demands warrants before deploying Stingrays
10.21.15

New DHS policy demands warrants before deploying Stingrays

DHS officials will have to have signed warrant before deploying the cell tower impersonation devices.

By A. Tarantola,   10.21.15
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