AJ Vicens

Government

FBI asks for more than $100M in cyber and data-related increases for 2023

by AJ Vicens • 9 hours ago

Cyber is a major part of the agency's work on a host of domestic and international issues, FBI Director Christopher Wray said.

Government

Hunter Biden emails that Trump allies shared contain signs of possible 'tampering,' analysis suggests

by AJ Vicens • 1 day ago

Researchers shared the data to provide a more complete context about the data and questions surrounding it, they said.

Government

DOJ revises computer fraud prosecution standards to ease off 'good-faith' research

by AJ Vicens • 6 days ago

The policy revision instructs prosecutors not to target good-faith security research under the historically fraught law.

Geopolitics

Mandiant: Belarusian disinformation operation pushes phony organ harvesting tale

by AJ Vicens • 7 days ago

The operation is just one of many information operations multiple nations have conducted in relation to Russia's war in Ukraine.

Threats

FSB's Fronton DDoS tool was actually designed for 'massive' fake info campaigns, researchers say

by AJ Vicens • 7 days ago

The analysis shows that what was thought of as a straightforward DDoS tool was so much more.

Geopolitics

Costa Rican president claims collaborators are aiding Conti's ransomware extortion efforts

by AJ Vicens • 1 week ago

The claim comes after Conti doubled its extortion demand to $20 million and called for the overthrow of the government.

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