Dea

07.08.15
Critical Flash exploit emerges from Hacking Team breach
07.08.15

Critical Flash exploit emerges from Hacking Team breach

Feel safe with your fully-patched computer? If you use Flash and land on the wrong website, you ma...

By S. Dent,   07.08.15
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06.03.15
The DEA's eavesdropping has tripled over the past decade
06.03.15

The DEA's eavesdropping has tripled over the past decade

A federal agency eavesdropping is nothing new -- even if sometimes they do it with controversy. Bu...

By E. Alvarez,   06.03.15
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04.11.15
Recommended Reading: The internet can't handle streaming big TV events
04.11.15

Recommended Reading: The internet can't handle streaming big TV events

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

By B. Steele,   04.11.15
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04.08.15
The DEA collected call metadata way before the NSA did
04.08.15

The DEA collected call metadata way before the NSA did

Apparently, the NSA's massive surveillance program wasn't a first: it was modeled after a precurso...

By M. Moon,   04.08.15
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03.20.15
DEA approves MDMA study for the terminally ill
03.20.15

DEA approves MDMA study for the terminally ill

MDMA is widely used both on and off festival grounds. But the drug is quietly making a comeback as...

By M. Lalwani,   03.20.15
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01.27.15
Justice Department is reportedly spying on millions of US cars
01.27.15

Justice Department is reportedly spying on millions of US cars

While law enforcement has been using license plate readers to track vehicles for a while, they nev...

By M. Smith,   01.27.15
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01.17.15
DEA kept records of US phone calls for nearly 15 years
01.17.15

DEA kept records of US phone calls for nearly 15 years

The NSA isn't the only American government agency keeping track of phone call metadata... or rathe...

By J. Fingas,   01.17.15
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10.18.14
Facebook wants the DEA to promise that it won't create fake accounts
10.18.14

Facebook wants the DEA to promise that it won't create fake accounts

Remember how the DEA got caught impersonating a woman on Facebook in an attempt to catch criminals...

By J. Fingas,   10.18.14
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10.08.14
The DEA impersonated a woman on Facebook to catch criminals
10.08.14

The DEA impersonated a woman on Facebook to catch criminals

Law enforcement is no stranger to going undercover to bust unsuspecting crooks, but the Drug Enfor...

By J. Fingas,   10.08.14
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