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The FBI’s Cyber Action Team is Investigating the WannaCry Ransomware

The sweeping global ransomware menace led by WannaCry and its many variants is being investigated by the FBI’s little-known Cyber Action Team (CAT). Established by the FBI’s Cyber Division in...

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FBI: Business E-Mail Compromise Scams Increasing Dramatically

The Boston Division of the FBI has warned of a significant increase in BECs or business e-mail compromises that are targeting businesses of all sizes and types, resulting in massive financial losses...

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The FBI Just Became the World’s Most Powerful Hacker

New amendments to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of the Criminal Procedure means that the FBI can now access multiple locations – anywhere in the world – with a federal judge approved...

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The Russian Hacker Arrested in Prague is Allegedly Behind the LinkedIn Breach

A Russian-national hacker in Prague has been arrested by the Czech police in a cooperative effort with the FBI. The accused hacker is said to be behind the comprehensive LinkedIn breach of 2012...

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The FBI Arrests a Russian Hacker in Prague

Czech police have revealed a joint operation with the FBI to arrest a Russian citizen who is alleged to have launched cyberattacks on the United States. A Russian citizen has been arrested in Prague...

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FBI Arrests NSA Contractor Accused of Classified Material Theft

The FBI has secretly arrested an NSA federal contractor in August after the accused was alleged to have stolen top secret intelligence material and a hacking tool developed by the agency.Harold Thomas...

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FBI Investigating Hacking Attempts of Phones Belonging to DNC Officials

In a new revelation, the FBI is reportedly investigating attempts to hack phones used by officials in the Democratic Party. The suspected attempts occurred as recently as August 2016.In a report,...

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FBI is Looking at Legal Measures Against Russian Hackers

The FBI is focusing efforts to procure the evidence required by the Department of Justice to indict some of the Russians that are alleged to be responsible for a spate of recent political...

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FBI Warns State Election Databases Breached by Foreign Hackers

 The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert this month, urging US state election officials to increase cybersecurity measures after finding evidence that two state election databases...

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FBI is Investigating Cyberattack Against Democratic Congressional Group

A report has revealed that the FBI is investigating a cyberattack against the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee or DCCC, following an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee...

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