Tags Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

FBI shifting cybercrime focus from arrests, indictments to payment seizures, incident response

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

One top FBI official said the FBI would try to replicate its approach to recovering funds in the Colonial Pipeline case.

Feds' spending on facial recognition tech expands, despite privacy concerns

by Tonya Riley • 1 week ago

CyberScoop identified more than 20 contracts since a government watchdog warned agencies about unmitigated use of the technology.

Hackers fire off hoax email messages from FBI account after exploiting misconfigured server

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

No personally identifiable information was compromised in the incident, the bureau said.

US charges alleged extortionist with demanding $150K from MLB

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The FBI got involved after the defendant appeared to threaten an MLB executive.

'Cyber event' knocks dairy giant Schreiber Foods offline amid industry ransomware outbreak

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

It's the latest in a string of cyber incidents hitting the food and agriculture sector.

NSA, DHS shine light on BlackMatter ransomware threat to food industry, demands of up to $15 million

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Monero appears to be a currency of choice.