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FBI investigating Russian hack of New York Times reporters

The intrusions, detected in recent months, are under investigation by the FBI and other US security agencies. Investigators so far believe that Russian intelligence is likely behind the attacks and that Russian hackers are targeting news organizations as part of a broader series of hacks that also have focused on Democratic Party organizations, the officials said.

The FBI declined to comment and a spokesperson for The New York Times would not confirm the attacks or the investigation.

FBI 'Double Agent' pleads guilty to selling 'Classified Information' to China

Kun Shan "Joey" Chun, 46, admitted in federal court in Manhattan on Monday that he violated his security clearance on several occasions between 2011 and 2016 in an effort to pass on secret information to China in exchange for money.

Chun is a 19-year FBI veteran from Brooklyn who was born in China but was employed by the FBI in 1997. His duties with the FBI included "accessing sensitive and, in some instance, classified information."

Is Russia Behind the DNC Hack to Help Donald Trump? FBI Initiate an Investigation

Two days later, on Sunday, DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced her resignation and now had no major role on the party's convention stage.

Many of the leaked emails indicted that the top DNC officials were actively working against the campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders and strongly favoring Hillary Clinton over Sanders during the primaries, when they were supposed to be neutral.

The controversy ruined the start of the DNC's national convention in Philadelphia and forced the Wasserman Schultz to resign.

Privacy row over FBI iris scan 'trial'

What started as a pilot in 2013 has grown into a database "without any public debate or oversight", said the American Civil Liberties Union.

It amounted to "runaway surveillance", director of technology Nicole Ozer tweeted.

The FBI said it was developing "best practices" for iris image capture.

The project was launched in September 2013 and has seen the FBI collaborate with agencies in Texas, Missouri and California.

FBI defends its Child Porno website as “Good” Malware

That’s the reason the US security agency FBI baked their own child Porn website “Playpen” and deployed it as bait in the dark web.

Hillary Clinton email probe: FBI to recommend no charges be laid

The agency director James Comey  said this lifting a cloud of uncertainty over Mrs Clinton's White House campaign.

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FBI probes US-Tongan company involving alleged immigration scam, Tongan victims speak out

No arrest has been made although FBI has seized computers and documents from the company’s office in Sacramento, California.

The company claimed it has agents in the South Pacific including Tonga and Fiji.

Suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers bombing arrested

Ahmed al-Mughassil , described by the FBI in 2001 as the head of the military wing of Saudi Hezbollah, is suspected of leading the attack that killed 19 U.S. service personnel and wounded almost 500 people. 

The June 25, 1996, bombing at Khobar Towers, a military housing complex, was the deadliest terror attack targeting U.S. forces since the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marines' barracks in Beirut that killed 241 American servicemen.