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FBI Email Servers hacked

The so-called Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), America’s most prestigious law enforcement organization, is facing embarrassment as hackers somehow crept into its email servers and sent 100,000 fake emails to many recipients- mostly innocent civilians. In what is known to our Cybersecurity Insiders, the hack occurred because of a mis-configuration in the email server of […]

Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

FBI has issued a fresh alert against the activities being carried out by a newly detected ransomware group dubbed OnePercent. The law enforcement agency says that the threat actors have been targeting companies since Nov’2020 by using the emulation software of Cobalt Strike. In the latest discovery made by FBI, security analysts found that the […]

Over 100 active ransomware groups are on FBI Tracking Radar

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has made it official that it has been tracking over 100 active ransomware groups that are busy attacking American Businesses, schools, and other organizations. Bryan Vorndran, the Assistant Director to the cyber division of FBI, disclosed the above stated news through a media statement issued on Tuesday, i.e. […]

FBI uses ANOM App to capture more than 800 criminals worldwide

In what is supposed to be a mobile-based sting operation conducted by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in association with Australian Police, information is out that it led to the arrest of more than 800 criminals that includes 72 most wanted criminals involved in drug mafia, cryptocurrency mining, distribution of ransomware and […]

FBI investigates over 100 ransomware variants and confirms Russian indulgence

Detailed research carried out by the FBI over 100 ransomware variants has given a clear picture of who is/was behind the attacks.   Christopher Wray, the Director of FBI disclosed this news to Wall Street Journal(WSJ) on Friday and stated that many of them were traced back to Russian soil.   The Putin-led nation is […]

FBI cleaned up malicious scripts from hundreds of Vulnerable US Computers

The Department of Justice released a press statement on Wednesday stating that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had successfully cleaned up 100’s of vulnerable Microsoft systems that were hosting malicious scripts. And the crux is that the activity was done without the need to inform the computer owner. “As the government is partnering with private […]

Tesla averted a major Ransomware related Cyber Attack says FBI

According to a press release of US FBI, Tesla the $400 Billion electric car making company was saved from a major cyber attack by one of its unnamed employee on a recent note as a major Russian Cyber Attack was averted from crippling the IT Infrastructure of Nevada’s Gigafactory. The documents released by FBI on […]

FBI Chief denounces Chinese Cyber Attacks on US

FBI Director Christopher Wray has condemned the Cyber Attacks launched by Chinese Intelligence on the Public and Private IT infrastructure operating in United States and stated that attacks had the potential to cause economic harm which still defies calculation. “The attacks amounted to one of the largest transfers of wealth in human history”, said Mr. […]

Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

FBI has issued a ransomware Private Industry Notification (PIN) alert to K12 schools that some hacking groups will be trying to spread file-encrypting malware by exploiting RDP Connections in school systems.  “There is a big amount of chance that schools might reopen for the next academic year with skeletal staff as most of them will […]

FBI sees a surge in Cyber Attacks

Federal Bureau of Investigation widely known as FBI has made it official that it is witnessing a spike in cyberattacks, especially on remote workers who are struggling to keep their critical office functions alive during the COVID 19 pandemic. Speaking at the virtual Aspen Institute event, Tonya Ugoretz, the Deputy Assistant Director shared some insights […]

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