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FBI And FBI Director Sued For Harassment  08 August 2000 
Source: Cipherwar.com - Posted by Chris Pallack   
fThe former Director of the Office of Intelligence for the U.S. Department of Energy and Chief of Counter Intelligence from 1994 to 1998, Notra Trulock, is sueing FBI director Louis Freeh and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for harassment. Mr. Trulock . . .
 
Who's Afraid of Carnivore? Not Me!  08 August 2000 
Source: Infowarrior.org - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Recently, the FBI has become embroiled into the controversy surrounding its latest attempt to bring law enforcement into the Information Age. The "Carnivore'" project is the Bureau's attempt to collect information on electronic suspects and computer criminals in the dark reaches . . .
 
Hackers linked to China stole Los Alamos documents  05 August 2000 
Source: Lexis-Nexis - Posted by Chris Parker   
Computer hackers suspected of working for a Chinese research institute in Beijing stole large amounts of sensitive, but unclassified data, from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, The Washington Times reported.
 
IMC's Arresting Coverage  05 August 2000 
Source: TheStandard - Posted by Chris Parker   
By the third day of the Republican National Convention, the desultory crews manning the much hyped Internet Alley are as bored and shiftless as the rest of the thousands of reporters swarming over the convention site in an attempt to report . . .
 
White House dives into cybercrime debate  03 August 2000 
Source: GovExec - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The Clinton administration formally waded into the cybercrime debate this week by forwarding a proposal to Capitol Hill that calls for enhancing law enforcement's ability to conduct wiretaps while creating new privacy protections. Justice Department officials sent what they call the . . .
 
Reno to check on FBI Internet-wiretap system review  03 August 2000 
Source: BusinessWeek - Posted by Jen Olson   
U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno vowed on Thursday to check on why it has taken so long to begin the review of the FBI's Internet-wiretap system called Carnivore, a programme that has raised privacy concerns. Reno said she has asked Justice . . .
 
FBI yields on Carnivore code  03 August 2000 
Source: ZDNet - Posted by Dave Wreski   
The FBI agrees at the last minute to comply with a demand for more information about its Carnivore e-mail snooping system. A judge gives the agency 10 days. A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the FBI to set a timetable for . . .
 
Digital signatures create market potential  02 August 2000 
Source: CNN.com - Posted by Chris Parker   
It wasn't exactly John Hancock signing in a new era of American independence in a room full of colonial separatists. But when President Bill Clinton used a smart card last month to sign the digital signatures bill into law, he just . . .
 
DISA taps 11 firms for info security  02 August 2000 
Source: Federal Computer Weekly - Posted by Chris Parker   
The Defense Information Systems Agency last week solidified the private sector's role in protecting the Pentagon's global information networks from cyberattack by awarding a $1.5 billion contract for a wide range of information security services.
 
Security limits Linux in government  02 August 2000 
Source: FCW - Posted by Jen Olson   
The biggest threat to Linux becoming the software of choice in government circles is that there is no third-party verification, certification or evaluation of it, Linux devotees were told last month. The operating system also fails to meet Common Criteria . . .
 
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