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FBI's Sentinel program delayed until May

The FBI's Sentinel program was launched to build a paperless case management system. It was supposed to be completed by December 2009.

Friday - 12/23/2011, 11:45am EST

Bill would fund FBI cyber initiatives

Draft funding bill would give FBI the full cyber-investigation budget it asked for, about $166 million.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 07:52am EST

FBI contacted phone monitoring firm about software

A senior executive at a technology company that makes monitoring software secretly installed on 141 million cellphones said Thursday that the FBI approached the company about using its technology but was rebuffed. The disclosure came one day after FBI Director Robert Mueller assured Congress that agents "neither sought nor obtained any information" from the company, Carrier IQ.

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 06:24pm EST

Congress clears $662 billion defense bill

Congress passed a massive $662 billion defense bill Thursday after months of wrangling over how to handle captured terrorist suspects without violating Americans' constitutional rights.

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 05:33pm EST

FBI mum on Carrier IQ

The bureau has said, because the investigation into the company's possible wrongdoings is ongoing it will not publish information on company. The company, which provides mobile-analytics software, faces a lawsuit alleging it violated federal wiretap laws because its services are intrusive and infringe on users privacy.

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 05:32pm EST

FBI program helps employees to do the right thing

The Justice Department Inspector General recently reviewed FBI compliance efforts and discovered some things other agencies could emulate.

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 11:10am EST
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Tuesday morning federal headlines - Nov. 29, 2011

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 08:05am EST

Justice Dept. cracks down on sites selling counterfeits

The Justice Department, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the FBI have teamed up to take 150 websites that are alleged to have sold counterfeit products.

Monday - 11/28/2011, 07:18pm EST

Obama requests funds to expand cyber training

President Obama has requested $166.5 million to fight computer crime over the next year, and Congress has approved every penny.

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 06:37pm EST

Illinois water pump shutdown not a cyber attack, FBI says

After an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, officials determined that Russian hackers did not disable an Illinois water pump.

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 07:37am EST

FBI investigates shutdown of Illinois water pump

Illinois State Police, Department of Homeland Security not saying is shutdown of water pump was due to failure or computer hackers.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 08:15am EST

FBI probe finds Nasdaq easy target for hackers

While Nasdaq's basic computer architecture was found to be sound, some computers had out-of-date software, misconfigured firewalls and uninstalled security patches.

Friday - 11/18/2011, 09:44am EST

Three agencies make top 10 places to work for young people

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Gov Exec, explains why these agencies are so appealing.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 07:24pm EST
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FBI, AG win award for disabling decade-old botnet

Through a restraining order, five Coreflood botnet command and control servers were seized and swapped with government servers halting further damage to millions of computers.

Friday - 11/04/2011, 06:55pm EDT

Agencies begin to alter approach to IT system development

Several departments are starting to understand that buying and creating technology systems can be done in small, iterative steps. OMB's push for agile development seems to be taking hold across the government.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 06:01am EDT
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IG: Justice cyber operations slow to report incidents, lacking critical info

The Justice Department drags its feet when reporting cyber incidents and does not have cyber incident reports from all of its departments, according to an Office of the Inspector General report.

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 02:51pm EDT

Purported hacker group members worldwide rounded up, arrested

Authorities around the world are rounding up the members of the hacking groups LulzSecurity and Anonymous. Dozens of arrests have been made so far.

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 09:28am EDT

FBI makes second Anonymous arrest in a month

Cody Kretsinger, a 23-year-old from Phoenix, has been charged with conspiracy and unauthorized impairment of a protected computer.

Friday - 09/23/2011, 06:51pm EDT

FBI investigates corporate bank-account hacks

The FBI is investigating more than 400 cyber hijackings of corporate bank accounts, after cyber criminals have taken over the accounts of American companies, school districts and even some local government offices and made unauthorized wire transfers.

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 12:04pm EDT

Hacker group draws increased scrutiny from feds

onymous is not so anonymous anymore. The computer hackers, chat room denizens and young people who comprise the loosely affiliated Internet collective have increasingly turned to questionable tactics, drawing the attention of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal investigators.

Sunday - 09/11/2011, 11:49am EDT
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