Tag: FBI


New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin arrested on campaign finance fraud charges, sources say

April 12, 2022

Via: NBC News

New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin was arrested on charges related to a campaign finance fraud investigation, two people familiar with the matter told NBC New York. Benjamin surrendered to authorities and is expected to appear in a federal court […]


Colonial Pipeline paid hackers nearly $5M in cryptocurrency hours after cyberattack: report

May 13, 2021

Via: NY Daily News

Colonial Pipeline paid almost $5 million in ransom to the European hackers behind last weekend’s cyberattack on the company’s network, which led to a six-day shutdown and gas shortages along the East Coast, two people familiar with the payment told […]


Here’s Where The Push for Encryption Law Is Months After FBI Hacked iPhone

May 27, 2016

Via: Fortune

After a rampage that left 14 people dead in San Bernardino, Calif., key U.S. lawmakers pledged to seek a law requiring technology companies to give law enforcement agencies a “back door” to encrypted communications and electronic devices, such as the […]


Apple Doesn’t Know How the FBI Hacked a Terrorist’s iPhone

March 30, 2016

Via: Time

The FBI’s announcement that it mysteriously hacked into an iPhone is a public setback for Apple Inc., as consumers learned that they can’t keep the government out of even an encrypted device that U.S. officials had claimed was impossible to […]


Here’s How the FBI Might Unlock That iPhone Without Apple’s Help

March 23, 2016

Via: Fortune

The FBI vs. Apple case went into stall mode Monday as theFBI revealed it may have found a way to get into the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone without Apple’s help. The government said an “outside party” might be able to […]


Microsoft ‘Wholeheartedly’ Backs Apple Against the FBI

February 26, 2016

Via: Time

Make no mistake about who Microsoft sides with in the case of Apple versus FBI. Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith said at a congressional hearing on Thursday that his company “wholeheartedly” supports Apple’s refusal to assist the […]


Goldman Sachs under FBI, DOJ scrutiny over 1MDB probe

October 14, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Justice are examining Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s role in allegations of corruption and money laundering at Malaysian state investor 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), the Wall Street Journal reported […]