In 2014, FBI Director James Comey half-jokingly remarked that the FBI was having trouble recruiting tech talent for its cyber crime division because the best of the best smoke weed. Three years and numerous hacking scandals later, he’s actually floating some ideas on how to fix that problem.
Until yesterday, FBI chief James Comey seemed like a pretty savvy internet user. The guy knows that you’re supposed to cover your webcam with tape to hide from the NSA and WhatsApp is a fantastic way to communicate securely—even if he hates you for using it. But when the numbnuts set out to make a series of secret…
Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton’s emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI. So it makes sense that the bureau’s director, James Comey, would dip his toe into the digital torrent with a Twitter account. It also makes sense, given…
Meet Devin Nunes. The Republican congressman from California is the chair of the House Intelligence Committee and earned his badge of infamy this week when he claimed that President Trump and his associates were “incidentally monitored.” On Friday, Nunes backed down from that claim. Very embarrassing.
Following FBI director James Comey’s controversial decision to announce a new inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s emails, it has now been determined that there’s nothing to see here.
James Comey, FBI director and encryption skeptic, hates that you can communicate privately and securely.
The battle between the FBI and Apple isn’t over yet.
Bipartisanship, baby! Congress finally found something to agree on this Super Tuesday—how slippery the FBI’s stance on encryption is.
The latest round of FBI Director James Comey’s War On Encryption came during a Senate Judiciary Commitee hearing this morning. Comey’s latest revelation is that encryption isn’t a ‘technical problem’: it’s a problem with the ‘business model’ of wanting to keep users’ data private.
FBI director James Comey just explained new details of the Sony hack at a cybersecurity conference at Fordham University in New York City. "Several times they got sloppy," he told the audience, referring to the hackers. In more technical terms, the hackers revealed IP addresses in North Korea that they "exclusively…