The image above is not one of the drone that was spotted by a pilot flying into New York City, but it may appear something like this. Then again, it may not be the drone you’re looking for if you’re the FBI. The one they want was spotted by an Alitalia airlines pilot on final… Continue reading If you see a drone flying over NYC, call the FBI
If you consider the amount of attempts to hack into government systems and databases, and how many times your personal information is compromised – you’d understand just how important application security really is. The following infographic from Veracode details some of the biggest hacking attempts in recent history and the work behind the scenes to… Continue reading App security: how important is it?
On December 12, 2012 the Federal Bureau of Investigations announced a cybercrime bust it had recently executed and credited Facebook’s security team as its primary collaborator. The operation, which culminated in the arrest of 10 suspects, targeted an international assemblage of online offenders that the FBI labeled the ‘Butterfly Botnet.’ This cyber posse allegedly used… Continue reading There’s a new (digital) sheriff in town
Next Generation Identification. NGI. These three words and three letters are the most dangerous move the US Government has ever planned since Prohibition. It’s bigger than SOPA. It’s bigger than any privacy, detention, or body scanning debacle that the government has rolled out, and there have been plenty of them the last few years. The… Continue reading Why the FBI facial recognition plan should terrify us all
One would have to look at politics or religion to find more divisive topics than an alien presence and specifically the Roswell incident of 1947. The letter above has been examined, ridiculed, lauded, and everything in between over the years with no consensus as to its authenticity. In researching this piece, it was clear that… Continue reading The hoax FBI Roswell letter that may not be a hoax
The words “National Domestic Communications Assistance Center” sound harmless enough. It could be a call center for a tech support company. It could be a relay center for the telecom industry or a hub for amplified reach of broadband signals. The name is about as conspicuous and attention-grabbing as “please be quiet” sign at the… Continue reading NDCAC: The scariest thing the FBI has done since before 9/11