Back in January, police acknowledged that a mysterious hack had injected ransomware into Washington DC’s CCTV surveillance system. Now authorities have identified two Romanian suspects they say were responsible for hacking 123 of DC’s 187 surveillance cameras, as part of broader extortion plan.
Shaun Bridges, the 35-year-old Secret Service agent from Baltimore who was sentenced to 71 months in prison in 2016 for stealing over $800,000 in Bitcoin during a government investigation into notorious deep-web market Silk Road, has been sentenced to an additional two years in jail for money-laundering charges, …
Over 1,000 agents for the United States Secret Service have already hit the salary and overtime caps allocated for the entire year, USA Today reports.
President Trump’s insistence on retaining direct ownership of his properties and business creates some sticky and arguably unethical situations on a regular basis. But this latest report is really over the top. The Trump Organization wanted more money for the command space that the Secret Service uses to protect the…
Barack Obama may have been the first president with a Twitter account, but Donald Trump will definitely be remembered by history as the first social media president. President Trump tweets morning, day, and night—eliciting plenty of love from his supporters and torrents of hate from his detractors. But Trump’s…
Today, a Brooklyn-based Secret Service agent learned what those of us without security clearance have known for years: Don’t leave a laptop in your car if you don’t want it to be stolen.
The US Secret Service is tasked with keeping the President and members of his family safe. But newly released documents show that the agency has had trouble keeping tabs on its own equipment. Since 2001, the agency has lost at least 1,024 computers, 736 mobile phones, and 121 guns.
When the Secret Service needs help running security for a political event they turn to the TSA. But with TSA staff shortages and absurdly long lines at American airports, why is the Secret Service leaning on the TSA for help? New figures obtained by Gizmodo lead us to believe that American flyers are in for a very…
Former Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges is going to prison for 71 months, or nearly six years, for stealing over $800,000 in Bitcoin from drug dealers while investigating the Silk Road.
As a kid, fire drills taught you fire safety. And you haven’t been killed by a fire. Your parents trained similarly for nuclear war. With 248 mass shootings in US in the 238 days of 2015, it’s time we began treating those the same way. This is how.
The Secret Service hasn't been doing an awesome job guarding the White House lately, so Joseph Clancy, its director, plans to ask the House Appropriations Committee for $8 million so that president's guard can build a replica White House on the Secret Service training grounds in southern Maryland.
Don't worry about the UFOs flying over the nation's capital. At least, don't worry too much. The blinking lights that zipped across DC's skies between 1am and 4am recently were drones flown by the Secret Service. The president's guard is testing these small aircraft to figure out ways to knock them out of the sky.
There were glimpses of this in the first trailer, but the second trailer features pretty much an entire scene of Colin Firth kicking the asses of some kids targeting the film's protagonist, played by Taron Egerton.
Art Williams Jr. says he never really knew how money worked until he went to prison three times. It's ironic because Art Williams is also one of the most infamous money counterfeiters in recent American history. And he almost got away with it.
Behold, the first trailer for Matthew Vaughn's violent return to comic book movies. Kingsman: The Secret Service is based off the comic books created by Dave Gibbons and Mark Millar. They have a wonderful retro spy feel, but the story is still set in modern times, with plenty of wonderful gadgets. Watch!
It's almost too good to be true, but the tweet above apparently briefly appeared on the official Secret Service Twitter account.
There's an old sketch from MTV's brilliant The State, where a kid reprimands his obnoxious classmates, saying, "You can't even joke about it! You just can't say 'Gee, wouldn't it be great if we shot the President,'" which results in a swarm of Secret Service agents flooding the classroom and carrying him away. Well,…