Post Tagged with: "FBI"

FBI Offers $1 Million Reward for Information About Missing US Journalist

FBI Offers $1 Million Reward for Information About Missing US Journalist

A $1 million reward is being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of Austin Tice (SFS ’02), a U.S. freelance journalist who has been missing in Syria since 2012, the FBI announced April 19. Tice, 36, disappeared near Damascus while reporting on the Syrian civil war. The FBI released[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments News, News - Top
Nicholas Scrimenti

SCRIMENTI: Practicing Faith In Surveillance Era

Religion would be nothing without the bonds of community. It is the sphere in which we can connect with people who share our beliefs and culture and can safely speak and explore our ideas, doubts and concerns. There is incredible freedom in being able to practice faith with others in[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

GUPD Warns of Scam

A virtual kidnapping scam — a hoax where a family is falsely led to believe a loved one has been kidnapped for ransom money — targeted a parent of a Georgetown student Oct. 6, according to a campus-wide email sent by the Georgetown University Police Department on Oct. 7. GUPD[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Loretta Lynch Talks Opioid Addiction Policy

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency Chuck Rosenberg and Director of the FBI James Comey promoted a unified response to the nation’s opioid epidemic on Wednesday, during the official Prescription Opioid and Heroine Epidemic Awareness Week. Held in Gaston Hall, the discussion also featured a[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MARINA PITOFSKY/THE HOYA
NSA Director Admiral Michael S. Rogers addressed the issues of cyberattacks in an address at the sixth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement on Tuesday.

FBI and NSA Directors Talk Cyber Safety

FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Admiral Michael S. Rogers emphasized the growing risk of cyberattacks and the need to better respond to them in their keynote speeches at the sixth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. The conference, which also included a public[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Acknowledges Hacking Attempt

Georgetown’s Wi-Fi outage on March 31 was the result of a cyberattack launched against the university, according to interim Vice President and Chief Information Officer of UIS Judd Nicholson. Nicholson said the cyberattack overwhelmed university firewalls causing disrupted Internet service. “Our outage occurred because our network firewalls were unable to[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Virus Causes Shutdown at MedStar Health, Prompting FBI Investigation

An unknown party hacked major hospital chain MedStar Health Inc. on Monday morning, affecting operations at various Washington hospitals and doctors’ offices. The FBI is currently investigating whether the attack is a ransom attempt to extort money in exchange for restoration of the system. MedStar is a $5 billion healthcare[Read More…]

by March 28, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
FBI Risks Product Security

FBI Risks Product Security

Apple Incorporated, the maker of most of your cell phones, recently passed a court order to provide the Federal Bureau of Investigation technical assistance in accessing data on a very special iPhone. The device, which was originally property of one of the San Bernardino shooters, is now in the possession[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Save The Fading Dialogue

Federal Bureau of Investigation Agency Director James Comey spoke at Gaston Hall last Thursday on the relationship between law enforcement and race, noting that national dialogue on this issue has unfortunately faded in recent events. This speech, which was covered heavily by news outlets such as The New York Times,[Read More…]

by February 19, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOPHIE FAABORG-ANDERSON FOR THE HOYA
In light of events in Ferguson, Cleveland and Staten Island, FBI Director James Comey delivered remarks on race relations and law enforcement in an unprecedented address in Gaston Hall on Thursday.

In Rare Move, FBI Head Addresses Race Relations

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey spoke about the subconscious racial biases present in law enforcement officers, disproportionate challenges faced by young men of color and other issues in the intersection of race and law enforcement Thursday morning in a lecture co-hosted by the McCourt School of Public Policy[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top