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Spy report: 3.4M warrantless searches of US data under FISA last year

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

The 3.4 million searches the ODNI disclosed Friday represent a significant increase from last year.

Coordinated phishing campaign targeted election officials in nine states, according to FBI

by AJ Vicens • 3 months ago

This kind of activity is likely to continue or increase as the 2022 midterms approach, the FBI said.

Russia-linked Sandworm reportedly has retooled with 'Cyclops Blink'

by Joe Warminsky • 4 months ago

The "large-scale modular malware framework" has largely replaced the "VPNFilter" tools that Sandworm used before they were disrupted in 2018.

QR codes can eat your lunch, FBI warns

by Joe Warminsky • 5 months ago

The bureau's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), issued a general alert Tuesday about "malicious" QR codes that reroute unsuspecting consumers.

International effort takes down VPN service, VPNLab, used for criminal activity

by AJ Vicens • 5 months ago

Europol said the service was used as part of malware distribution, ransomware operations and other cybercrime activities.

Ukrainian authorities arrest suspected ransomware ringleader

by AJ Vicens • 6 months ago

The gang's allegedly responsible for extorting more than 50 companies across Europe and the U.S. for more than $1 million.