A Criminal Gang Used a Drone Swarm To Obstruct an FBI Hostage Raid

And that’s just one of the ways bad guys are putting drones to use, law enforcement officials say.

The FBI Didn’t Explore All Options Before Trying to Force Apple to Break Into an Encrypted iPhone

Some FBI officials were more interested in making a legal blow against cop-proof encryption than in getting into the San Bernardino shooter’s phone.

FBI Issues Timeline for Secretive IT Support Contract

The bureau rolled out key dates—but not other details—for its next-generation IT contract.

Auditor Finds Infosec Weaknesses in Most FBI Domains

The severity of the weaknesses isn’t clear from the annual report summary.

FBI Selects New Tech Leader From Its Own Ranks

A 20-year veteran of the bureau will facilitate the FBI’s modernization efforts as head of the Information and Technology Branch.

Puerto Rico’s Government Agencies Need Aid, Too

Work conditions at the territory’s Department of Justice haven’t been the same since Hurricane Maria, to the detriment of morale and legal proceedings.

The FBI Wants Commercial Cloud

The FBI is asking industry for ideas regarding the adoption of cloud computing.

How to Inoculate the Public Against Fake News

When people were given a toolbox of deceptive techniques and told to “play Russian troll,” they learned to reject disinformation.

Russia's Troll Operation Was Not That Sophisticated

“If the Internet Research Agency were a start-up media company, they probably would not be picking up a fresh round of venture capital.”

Facebook’s Algorithm Change Could Affect How Cops Speak to Citizens

Facebook has already become a critical communications tool for police and fire departments as well as local governments across the United States.

Massive Reduction in FBI Cyber Crime Takedowns Was Result of Definition Change

Stricter guidelines on what counts as a disruption or dismantlement led to a 10X reduction.

The FBI Is Disrupting 10X Fewer Cyber Crime Rings Than In 2015

The bureau missed its own goals for disruptions and dismantlements the past two years.

Legal Specialists Defend GSA's Handover of Transition Emails to Mueller Probe

Letter from Trump counsel claiming that the transition emails were private and privileged largely seen as a political move.

FBI’s Cyber Strategy: Shame The Hackers

The agency is trying to take a more preventive, and not a reactive, security strategy.

If the FBI Has Your Biometrics, It Doesn't Have to Tell You

A final rule blocks millions of citizens from requesting information about the data stored in that system.