"FBI" Posts

FireEye Hires Former FBI Executive to Drive Mandiant Alliances

Cybersecurity company FireEye names Erin Joe as SVP of strategy & alliances for Mandiant’s government & private sector partnerships.

FBI Director Wray Tells Ransomware Victims Not to Pay Up

Don’t ever pay hackers’ ransomware demands, FBI Director Christopher Wray advised. But is a non-payment stance vs. ransomware possible?

FBI Investigating 100 Ransomware Variants

The FBI is examining 100 different ransomware variants & now considers ransomware attacks as terrorism, FBI Director Christopher Wray tells the Wall Street Journal.

China Harnesses Taidoor Malware for Remote Access Attacks, DHS Warns

China’s government leverages Taidoor malware for remote access trojan attacks, according to The Department of Homeland Security’s CISA, the FBI, and the Department of Defense (DoD) warning.

Cyber Insurance Cyberattack: Chubb Investigates Possible Hack

Chubb, a U.S. commercial insurer, investigates possible cyberattack that allegedly involved unauthorized access to data held by a third-party service provider.

Ransomware Payments Top $140 Million, FBI Reports

Cyber crime victims have paid more than $140 million to ransomware attackers since 2014, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) research found.

FBI Expands Election Security Alerts Beyond Victims to State, Local Officials

The Federal Bureau of Investigation will now notify state officials when a local election has been hit by hackers.

FBI Issues LockerGaga, MegaCortex Ransomware Warning

FBI issues LockerGaga & MegaCortex ransomware attack warnings & offers tips to help organizations combat these malware-infused cyberattacks.

Russian Mobile Apps: FBI’s Warning

Any Russian mobile application should be considered a “potential counterintelligence threat,” the FBI told Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer in a recent letter.

Hackers Steal $4.2 Million from Oklahoma Pension Fund

Hackers steal $4.2 million from the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System. Email breach led to financial theft.