There has been considerable debate about banning ransomware payments as a means of curbing the explosive growth of the crime Assistant director of the FBI's cyber division weighed in, suggesting that it would create a new avenue of extortion.
FBI warned of increased Conti ransomware attacks against the healthcare system and first responder networks At least 16 organizations were targeted.
The FBI says Americans lost billions from the record number one million complaints of online scams and investment fraud schemes reported during the pandemic.
The FBI and IC3’s recently released 2020 Internet Crime Report reveals that complaints of cyber crime nearly doubled from 2019, hitting an all-time record total of 791,790.
Proposed amendment to Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act to limit FBI's access to search and web browsing history has failed to pass by one vote.
FBI is issuing more cyber security alerts than usual, covering human trafficking, COVID-19 scams, vulnerabilities in networking platforms and cloud-based business email compromise campaigns.
New declassified ruling shows how FBI abused the constitutional privacy rights of U.S. citizens in 2017 and 2018 by using NSA surveillance data to conduct backdoor searches.