NSA and FBI warn about national security threat due to new Linux malware

The United States the National Security Agency (NSA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have taken the unusual step of publishing a joint security alert containing details about a new strain of Linux malware that the agencies claim was developed and deployed in attacks by Russian military hackers. Through their joint alert, the two agencies […]

FBI paid Best Buy’s Geek Squad to pass private customer data

Last tuesday the Electronic Frontier Foundation posted the records regarding a Freedom of Information lawsuit filled last year, revealing that federal agents would pay Geek Squad managers who’d then pass on information about illegal contents on devices sent in by customers for repairs. According to the documents released as a result of the lawsuit, this relationship […]