Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained: Reports

The long-running tug of war between investigators` concerns about security and tech companies` desire for user privacy moved back into the public spotlight last week, as U.S. Attorney General William Barr took the rare step of publicly calling on Apple to unlock two iPhones used by a Saudi Air Force officer who shot dead three Americans at a Pensacola, Florida naval base last month.

Jan 21, 2020, 23:54 PM IST

Hate crime incidents across US reaches 16-year high: FBI

The statistics released in the annual Hate Crime Statistics report are a compilation of bias-motivated incidents submitted to the FBI by 16,039 law enforcement agencies.

Nov 13, 2019, 07:37 AM IST

Indian in FBI's top 10 most wanted list, biggest ever hunt launched

Considered as one of the biggest ever simultaneous chases in the US and India, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is hunting for an Indian fugitive, Bhadresh Kumar Patel, for the past four years.

Oct 19, 2019, 15:11 PM IST

Donald Trump was directly involved in talks for hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels: FBI

Cohen, 52, pleaded guilty in August 2018 to violating campaign finance law by directing payments of $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels and $150,000 to Playboy model Karen McDougal to avert a scandal shortly before the 2016 presidential election.

Jul 18, 2019, 22:41 PM IST

DNA: Have you seen this rare picture of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim?

LEAKED: Rare picture of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. Watch full video to know more. #DNA #DawoodIbrahimPhotoLeaked #SudhirChaudhary

Jul 05, 2019, 23:10 PM IST

Location of Dawood Ibrahim no secret, Pakistan still in denial mode: India

It is to be noted that Dawood Ibrahim is wanted in India for 1993 serial bombings in Mumbai that killed over 200 people and both the US and India have designated him as a ''global terrorist''.

Jul 04, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim is in Pakistan, claims trusted aide and D-company member Jabir Motiwala

Jabir Motiwala, a Pakistani national, was arrested by the Scotland Yard's Extradition Unit in August last year.

Jul 03, 2019, 21:28 PM IST

Air India pilot handcuffed in front of passengers, deplaned, deported from US on child porn charges

In the United States, images of child pornography are not protected under First Amendment rights and are illegal contraband under federal law.

Mar 10, 2019, 16:23 PM IST

FBI looking into Ryan Adams' explicit talks with underage fan

On Thursday, Brettler said that he had not been contacted by law enforcement.

Feb 15, 2019, 13:30 PM IST

El Chapo's defence arguments wrap up in 15 minutes, just 1 FBI officer testifies

Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin `El Chapo` Guzman`s defence began on Tuesday and was wrapped up in 15 minutes, with just one FBI officer taking the stand.

Jan 30, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Two more 'potential explosive devices' intercepted in US, massive criminal investigation launched

This comes barely two weeks before US congressional elections.

Oct 25, 2018, 08:24 AM IST

US man accused of threatening Donald Trump with biological weapon

William Clyde Allen III allegedly threatened to use a biological toxin as a weapon.

Oct 06, 2018, 06:28 AM IST

Teenager Apple fan hacks into its secure systems

The 16-year-old boy is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Aug 17, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

Trump's lawyer says will fight Russia probe subpoena: report

U.S. President Donald Trump`s lead attorney said that if the special counsel investigating Russia`s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election were to subpoena the president, it would set off a legal battle, according to an ABC News report on Saturday.

Jun 03, 2018, 09:18 AM IST

Forget missiles and bullets, World War 3 could be all about crippling your phone, laptop

FBI has warned that Russian cyber agents are planning to hack into millions of phones and smartphones in UK which could give them access to almost every sensitive sector, including defence and energy.

Apr 17, 2018, 12:05 PM IST

Sixth apparent explosion in Texas, police say unrelated to bombings

A sixth explosion further rattled the city of Austin, Texas late Tuesday, but authorities quickly determined it was not related to a series of package bombs that have killed two people. 

Mar 21, 2018, 07:23 AM IST

Cheats use Indian embassy telephone lines in US to fleece people of money

The Indian embassy in Washington has begun an internal investigation and issued a public advisory asking people not to share personal information with any calls supposedly made from its telephone lines.

Mar 05, 2018, 14:28 PM IST

FBI warned about Florida gunman but failed to act

The information about Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behaviour was not handled appropriately by the FBI and no action was taken.

Feb 17, 2018, 00:37 AM IST

Florida shooting: FBI was warned about Nikolas Cruz in September

"I'm going to be a professional school shooter," the alleged Florida shooting accused Nikolas Cruz had said once.

Feb 16, 2018, 08:10 AM IST

Explosive memo released as Trump escalates fight over Russia probe

President Donald Trump and his Republican allies in Congress on Friday escalated a campaign against U.S. law enforcement agencies over their probe of Trump`s ties to Russia, releasing a disputed memo that the FBI warned was misleading and inaccurate.

Feb 03, 2018, 06:07 AM IST