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U.S. tech companies unite behind Apple ahead of iPhone encryption ruling

Tech industry leaders including Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp , AT&T and more than two dozen other Internet and technology companies filed legal briefs on Thursday asking a judge to support Apple Inc in its encryption battle with the U.S. government.

FBI paid over $1 million for iPhone hack

The Federal Bureau of Investigation paid hackers more than $1 million to break into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, director James Comey said Thursday.

U.S. drops N.Y. fight with Apple after gaining access to iPhone

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday dropped its effort to force Apple Inc to help unlock an iPhone in a drug case in New York after someone provided authorities the passcode to access the device.
April 23, 2016 | 10:06 am GMT+7

FBI decides provisionally not to share iPhone unlock - sources

The FBI has provisionally decided not to share an iPhone unlocking mechanism used by a contractor to open the phone of one of the San Bernardino shooters because the agency does not own the mechanism, two U.S. government sources said on Tuesday.
April 27, 2016 | 08:31 am GMT+7

FBI would gain new hacking power if search warrant rules change

 U.S. judges will be able to issue search warrants giving law enforcement agents power to access computers in any jurisdiction, potentially even overseas, under a controversial rule change likely to be approved by the Supreme Court by May 1.
April 28, 2016 | 08:39 am GMT+7

FBI paid under $1 mln to unlock San Bernardino iPhone -sources

The FBI paid under $1 million for the technique used to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters - a figure smaller than the $1.3 million the agency's chief initially indicated the hack cost, several U.S. government sources said on Thursday.
April 29, 2016 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Document spells out FBI rules to get journalists' phone records

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is allowed to seek journalists' phone records with the approval of two government officials through a secretive surveillance process that does not require a warrant, The Intercept website reported on Thursday, citing a classified document.
July 01, 2016 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Clinton says she relied on State aides for classification decisions

Hillary Clinton responded to FBI's assessment  that she was "extremely careless" with classified government secret.
July 09, 2016 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Clinton still frontrunner despite FBI emails letter: poll

Clinton is supported by 47 percent of likely supporters while Trump maintains 41 percent support.
November 01, 2016 | 09:25 am GMT+7

No change to FBI advice not to charge Clinton over emails: lawmaker

No wrongdoing by Clinton was found.
November 07, 2016 | 09:05 am GMT+7

FBI clears Brad Pitt over abuse claim

'No charges have been filed in this matter.'
November 23, 2016 | 09:57 am GMT+7

Trump reverses threat to prosecute Clinton

'It would be very, very divisive for the country,' said President-elect Donald Trump.
November 23, 2016 | 09:59 am GMT+7

In shock move, Trump fires FBI Director Comey

'It is essential that we find new leadership for the FBI that restores public trust and confidence in its vital law enforcement mission.'
May 10, 2017 | 08:02 am GMT+7

FBI chief sought more resources for Russia probe before Trump fired him - source

The Trump administration accused James Comey of 'atrocities' on the job and denied his firing was related to the FBI's Russia investigation.
May 11, 2017 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Trump asked FBI director three times if he was target of investigations

'He [FBI director] is a showboat, he's a grandstander.'
May 12, 2017 | 07:54 am GMT+7
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