The FBI is now probing FDIC hacks allegedly carried out by the Chinese military

If we’ve learned anything in the last few months it’s that seemingly, no entity is safe from hacking. From banks to ballot boxes (or rather, voter registration systems), occurrences of...

A win for transparency: Google publishes eight FBI National Security Letters

Google published eight previously unreleased National Security Letters it received from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation. The letters requested broad access to data from around 20 users accounts. The...

FBI will receive ‘limited’ Twitter firehose access through Dataminr, but has to watch its...

The FBI has publicly disclosed its intent to get at the “mission critical” Twitter firehose through third party monitoring service Dataminr. But Twitter, which has...

FBI attacking child pornographers with darknet honeypots and Tor malware

The FBI has been taking aggressive actions against child pornography sites on the darknet, from possibly operating sites itself to spreading malware to bypass Tor and gather identifying information. The post...

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P2P lending unicorn Funding Circle raises another $100M led by Accel

Make way for another large fintech investment out of Europe. Funding Circle, the London-based peer-to-peer lending platform that lets small...