Last month, the State Department announced it would pay up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest of Omar Shafik Hammami, an American-born jihadist, amateur rapper and the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist accused of providing “material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization known as al-Shabab.” On Thursday, Wired published an interview it conducted with Hammami—or at least someone it […]
A federal appeals court on Wednesday said the authorities do not need a probable-cause warrant to track a suspect’s every move via GPS signals from a suspect’s mobile phone. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ruling 2-1, upheld a 20-year term for a drug courier nabbed with 1,100 pounds of marijuana in a motorhome […]
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that last Wednesday morning, a Bank of America branch at 1336 Chicago Ave. in Evanston was robbed at about 11 a.m. There was a GPS tracking device in a bag that the man had took from the bank. The GPS alerted police of the direction the man was heading. The FBI […]
Not long after hacking into Sony’s network, the now famous group, LulzSec, managed to hack into the private-sector FBI affiliate called InfraGard on what they referred to as “F**k FBI Friday.”. The hacking organization published InfraGard e-mails, passwords and personal contact information for about 180 InfraGard members of its Atlanta chapter. The website for the […]
On Thursday, May 5th, about 25 DC schools received letters containing a white and powdery substance, with the look and consistency of cornstarch. Preliminary testing by hazardous materials crews found the powder in the letters received in the district to be not harmful. There have been no reports of anyone being injured from the substance.