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Tracing drug deals and kickbacks, feds arrest alleged operators of Deep Dot Web scheme

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

This action only is the latest in a steady international campaign aimed at rooting out dark web markets.

NSA's Russian cyberthreat task force is now permanent

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The task force the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command created last year to thwart Russian influence and cyberattacks is now permanent.

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The 2018 vote passed without incident. The "big show" is the 2020 contest, Christopher Wray says.

Mueller report confirms Trump lobbied top intel officials to refute Russia stories

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Trump phoned former NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers to complain the investigation was "messing up" his ability to get things done with Russia.

SamSam outbreak led to FBI restructuring, top official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The notorious ransomware forced the FBI to rethink how the bureau tackles cyber investigations.

Inspector general finds deficiencies in how FBI tells companies they've been breached

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Many FBI agents tasked with responding to cyber crimes fail to properly index victims properly in a bureau reporting platform, a problem that could make it more difficult for hacked organizations to recover, according to the report.

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