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After Paris Attacks, Here’s What the CIA Director Gets Wrong About Encryption

After Paris Attacks, Here’s What the CIA Director Gets Wrong About Encryption

With more than 120 people killed in Paris, US government officials are already touting the City of Light as the case against encryption.

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Four Indicted in Massive JP Morgan Chase Hack

Four Indicted in Massive JP Morgan Chase Hack

The four defendants netted hundreds of millions of dollars in stock-pump scheme and internet gambling operations, Feds say.

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Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case

Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case

It turns out authorities have known the identity of the real hacker in the Matthew Keys case for at least two years.

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CIA Email Hackers Return With Major Law Enforcement Breach

CIA Email Hackers Return With Major Law Enforcement Breach

Hacking group Crackers With Attitude says it gained access to more than a dozen law enforcement tools.

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New Bill Would Force Cops to Get Stingray Warrants

New Bill Would Force Cops to Get Stingray Warrants

Eventually even local law enforcement agencies may have to get a warrant before they can use stingray spying devices.

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Turns Out Police Stingray Spy Tools Can Indeed Record Calls

Turns Out Police Stingray Spy Tools Can Indeed Record Calls

New documents confirm longstanding suspicion that stingrays can intercept and record contents of mobile communications.

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The Most Controversial Hacking Cases of the Past Decade

The Most Controversial Hacking Cases of the Past Decade

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, also known as the federal anti-hacking statute, has been used to prosecute a growing list of non-hacking behavior.

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Teen Who Hacked CIA Director’s Email Tells How He Did It

Teen Who Hacked CIA Director’s Email Tells How He Did It

The hacker who allegedly broke into CIA Director John Brennan’s private AOL email account tells WIRED how he did it.

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A New Way for Tech Firms to Fight Orders to Unlock Devices

A New Way for Tech Firms to Fight Orders to Unlock Devices

A federal magistrate in New York declined to fall in step with the government’s demand to access an Apple device seized by investigators, fanning the flames of a national debate.

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