James Comey

Election Twitter

A ‘Technical Malfunction’ Made an FBI Twitter Account Seem Anti-Clinton in the Final Days of the Election

A report from the Department of Justice Inspector General revealed a mundane technical glitch was behind the 2016 Twitter beef.
Sarah Emerson
Online Propaganda

Evidence Suggests the GOP Bought at Least 17 Anti-James Comey Domains

The Republican party has apparently created a series of domains to discredit and attack former FBI director James Comey. Meanwhile, Democratic party sympathizers appear to have created similar domains to counter the Republicans’ anti-Comey campaign.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

James Comey Is Not the Hero the Left Is Looking For

Comey's book, 'A Higher Loyalty' serves to boost his profile and ego, not protect the American people.
Jason Koebler
surveillance state

Congress Is About to Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has been abused by the intelligence agencies to spy on Americans. This week the House of Representatives will vote on a bill to make that legal.
Daniel Oberhaus

There Are So Many Stupid Ways to Watch History Unfold Now

Why wait for news memes when you can watch them in real-time?
Zack Kotzer
Comey Hearing

Comey: Russians Targeted ‘Hundreds’ of Entities in Election Hacking

Former FBI director James Comey's testimony is a solid reminder that the Russian hacking campaign went far beyond the Democratic National Committee and John Podesta.
Joseph Cox
You're Fired

Could Anybody Be Worse Than James Comey On Encryption? We're About to Find Out

A look back at former FBI Director James Comey’s years-long battle against privacy.
Jason Koebler
crypto wars

The FBI Director Thinks a Law Against Encryption Is Possible Under Trump

The director of the FBI James Comey once again leaves the door open for a law that forces tech companies to put backdoors into their products.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Here's How Not to Get Doxed Like FBI Director James Comey

Separating your pseudonymous Twitter account from your real life identity can be tricky.
Joseph Cox
just no

FBI Director Tells Companies Not to 'Hack Back' Against Hackers

Last week, a congressman proposed a bill that would allow companies to legally counterattack against hackers. But it's not just the law that companies should take note of, Comey suggests.
Joseph Cox

Feds And Cops Encountered Encryption in Only 13 Wiretaps in 2015

Are cops and feds really “going dark” when snooping on criminals because of encryption?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

FBI Director: We Paid More Than $1.2 Million for San Bernardino iPhone Hack

The pricey technique that unlocked the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone still hasn’t produced any valuable evidence.
Janus Kopfstein