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The FBI searched the offices of microbiome startup uBiome

Earlier today, agents from the FBI searched the offices of uBiome, the medical testing company that sells analyses of an individual’s microbiome — the bacteria that live in the gut, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The FBI is reportedly investigating uBiome’s billing practices, the WSJ reported. “I can confirm that special ...

FBI: Online theft, fraud, exploitation caused losses of $2.7B globally in 2018, up from $1.4B in 2017

It could happen to you.

A new report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) says online theft, fraud, and exploitation caused losses of $2.7 billion dollars worldwide in 2018. This is up from $1.4 billion in 2017.

[ Here's the full FBI report in PDF. ]

“The 2018 report shows how ...

‘Malicious software attack’ knocked the Weather Channel off-air for more than an hour

04.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The FBI is currently investigating a "malicious software attack" that interrupted the Weather Channel’s non-stop 24-hour-a-day coverage. The Weather Channel suddenly went dark for more than an hour on Thursday during its live morning broadcast.... ...

Phone scammer tried to con William Webster, the only person ever to serve as director of both the CIA and FBI: it did not go well

Keniel A Thomas is part of the wave of violent phone scam gangs that have led to chaos in cities across the island; he made the mistake of trying to con the 90-year-old William Webster out of $50,000 with a hamfisted advance-fee fraud scam, not realizing that Webster is a top US *****, the ...

More FBI follies: civil rights groups are “terrorists” and their victims are the KKK

Following protests against a neo-**** rally, the FBI opened a terrorism investigation into By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), a civil rights group, conducting surveillance and citing the fact that a BAMN member had been stabbed by a neo-**** to justify it.

The investigation is detailed in records retrieved through Freedom of Information Act requests by Property ...

The FBI invented a fictitious “abortion extremist” movement, then warned local cops about potential acts of domestic terror from it

Anti-abortion extremists are among the most violent domestic terrorists in America, having murdered and attempted to ****** dozens of people using firearms, firebombs and traditional explosives.

Pro-abortion extremists don't exist, apart from a single, self-described individual, Theodore Shulman, who threatened to **** (but did not actually harm) two anti-abortion activists, and went to prison for it.

Despite ...

China will stop at nothing to steal information from Apple’s secret self-driving car project

01.31.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Few people outside of Apple really know what the end goal of its top secret "Project Titan" car development project is.  Is Apple building a Tesla killer? Just further developing CarPlay? Experimenting with autonomous driving technologies and se... ...

FBI arrests Georgia man suspected of planning to bomb White House

Federal agents today arrested a man in Georgia who they say was planning an attack with weapons and explosives on the White House, the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

The attack was to have taken place tomorrow, Thursday, January 17, and the man met with FBI agents yesterday and today before his ...