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'That horse has left the barn': Secret Service official says ransom payments have fueled hacking sprees

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

“I think it’s a very small number of cases we actually hear about,” Secret Service official Stephen Nix said.

Investigators suggest hackers exploited weak password security to breach Florida water facility

by Tim Starks • 7 months ago

An outdated operating system might also share blame.

SIM-swapping gang busted for targeting 'influencers, sports stars, musicians'

by Joe Warminsky • 8 months ago

International police did not name specific victims. The crooks were able to steal about $100 million in cryptocurrency as well as personal data.

Secret Service looks to outsiders to boost financial cybercrime probes

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The agency's Cyber Investigations Advisory Board is ramping up, and Secret Service personnel are working more closely with U.S. Cyber Command than ever, officials said.

Secret Service merging electronic and financial crime task forces to combat cybercrime

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The reorganization comes amid a broader Secret Service effort to refocus, energize, and modernize its crimes investigations.

Secret Service to launch private-sector cybercrime council

by Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

The Secret Service wants advice on current and future cyberthreats, as well as insight into big tech-policy debates.