Justice Department orders prosecutors to more closely track ransomware, share case information
The goal is to have a clearer view of extortion attempts occurring in every state, and any progress that’s being made in tracking down the perpetrators.
Justice Department faces different threat profile because of its investigative work, CISO says
The Justice Department faces a different combination of hacking threats from criminals and foreign governments than other federal organizations, Nickolous Ward said.
How the FBI relies on dark web intel firms as frontline investigators
The companies operate in a hazardous legal environment where they must constantly balance operational risks and client interests while maintaining law enforcement's trust.
How a New York Times journalist exposed an IP address and tipped off a major investigation
Journalists sometimes need to work under a veil of anonymity, and in the 21st century, that often means visiting websites without anyone knowing that a major investigation is underway. It's not always easy.
International dark web FBI sting launched 'to send a message'
A new global police operation against dark web marketplace users identified thousands of individuals last month, signaling unprecedented international cooperation between dozens of major law enforcement agencies across three continents. The operation was designed to spotlight law enforcement’s long arm extending into the digital underground.