Tags Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

FBI says Iranian hackers have stepped up reconnaissance since Soleimani killing

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The FBI warned that Iranian hackers could target cleared defense contractors, government agencies, and non-government organizations focused on Iran issues.

FBI warns U.S. companies about Maze ransomware, appeals for victim data

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The advisory comes amid a new urgency in the bureau to deal with a problem that just won't go away.

Blunt phone call shows state officials are unhappy with rollout of election security framework

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Some state and local officials are still irked by what they see as bureaucratic obstacles to getting actionable threat information from federal government.

'Unprecedented' sentencing for international GozNym cybercrime network

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The cybercriminals' operation employed the malware to target 41,000 computers between 2015 and 2016.

Senior FBI cyber official Amy Hess to take security position at City of Louisville

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

As a senior FBI cybersecurity official, Hess has spoken out about hacking threats from the Chinese and Russian governments.

FBI assesses Russian apps may be counterintelligence threat

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The letter sent to Sen. Chuck Schumer is in response to concerns about FaceApp.

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