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US authorities say malware from North Korea may be lurking in computer systems, giving hackers remote access

Ten Chinese Agents Charged with Hacking Aviation Companies

The Justice Department unsealed federal charges Tuesday against ten Chinese agents, including intelligence officers, accused of running a five-year hacking operation to steal technology from American aviation companies. The Justice Department promised more indictments of Chinese agents.

United States Attorney Tracy Wilkison announces a criminal complaint being filed against a North Korean national accused in a series of destructive cyberattacks around the world, at a news conference in Los Angeles Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. The complaint alleges Park Jin Hyok, computer programmer accused of working at the …

DOJ Charges North Korean Programmer in Sony Pictures Hack

The Justice Department has charged a computer programmer working on behalf of the North Korean government with the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, along with the massive WannaCry ransomware attack last year and an $81 million theft from a bank in Bangladesh.

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IG Report: FBI Has Not Yet Destroyed Clinton Aides’ Laptops

NEW YORK — Contrary to widespread reports, the FBI did not destroy any of the evidence it collected in its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email probe, including the laptops of former Clinton chief of staff Cheryl Mills and ex-campaign staffer Heather Samuelson, according to the recently released report by the Justice Department’s internal watchdog.

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IG Report: Page, Strzok Bypassed FBI Chain of Command to Covertly Brief McCabe on Hillary Probe

NEW YORK — FBI witnesses speaking to the Justice Department’s internal watchdog described an extraordinary system of communication set up between former deputy director Andrew McCabe and FBI official Lisa Page that bypassed the official chain of command to communicate important information about the agency’s probe of Hillary Clinton’s email server.

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BuzzFeed Ben Slams DOJ for Exposing His Reporter Dated Her Source

BuzzFeed News editor in chief Ben Smith criticized the Justice Department on CNN’s Reliable Sources Sunday for revealing his former reporter Ali Watkins was engaged in a romantic relationship with Senate Intelligence Committee security veteran James Wolfe.

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Man Fatally Shot by Police in Minnesota; Woman Livestreams Aftermath on Facebook

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota officer fatally shot a man in a car with a woman and a child, an official said, and authorities are looking into whether the aftermath was livestreamed in a widely shared Facebook video, which shows a woman in a vehicle with a man whose shirt appears to be soaked in blood telling the camera “police just shot my boyfriend for no apparent reason.”

Federal prosecutors and Apple for weeks have traded a volley of legal briefs related to the FBI's demand that the tech giant help investigators unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers

FBI Strategically Drops iPhone Suit for Apple Backdoor

The U.S. Department of Justice strategically dropped its lawsuit against Apple Computer to gain access to data on the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorists, but the FBI will never give up its quest to obtain manufacturer agreements for software “backdoors.”

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Israeli Firm Helping FBI Open Encrypted iPhone: Report

Israel’s Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, is helping the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported on Wednesday. If Cellebrite succeeds,