Tags Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

What the FBI did to make headway against COVID-19 research hackers

by Tim Starks • 23 hours ago

The multi-step process included collecting information that could help victims and would-be victims, as well as used in court.

Foreign hackers are targeting federal, state and local IT networks, feds warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The advisory outlined security steps that election officials can take to ensure their networks are protected.

Takedown of 92 Iran-owned domains includes 4 used for disinformation in US, feds say

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

The Department of Justice said the four domains targeted at U.S. audiences — newsstand7.com, usjournal.net, usjournal.us and twtoday.net — were seized specifically under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

Twitter says FBI tip prompted takedown of 130 fake accounts during debate

by Joe Warminsky • 3 weeks ago

Twitter's security team said about 130 accounts were part of an attempt to "disrupt the public conversation."

Election cyberthreats have been 'blocked, minimal or easily mitigated,' federal agencies remind voters

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

For the second time in a week, the FBI and CISA have publicly reassured voters that election systems are being guarded from hacking.

FBI, CISA: Foreign actors likely to spread disinformation on election results

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The agencies warn of false reports about voter suppression and fraud.

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