"FBI" Posts

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.

Data Breach, Cybercrime Notifications: New FBI Strategy Needed?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) processes for notifying and engaging with victims of cyber crime needs updating, an audit by the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) Inspector General found.

Salient Wins $40 Million FBI Cybersecurity Services Contract

Salient CRGT earns $40.1 million cybersecurity contract with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 07 January 2019

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Amazon Rekognition, BlackBerry Secure for IoT, CyberGuard 360, Kaseya, McAfee, Windows 10 passwords, Netgate, SIEM, Unitrends, Verizon & more.

DHS, FBI Issue Joanap and Brambul Malware Attack Warning

North Korea’s Hidden Cobra hacker team use Joanap and Brambul malware to attack and access networks worldwide, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FBI warning alleges. Here’s how MSSPs can mitigate the attacks.

FBI Issues VPNFilter Cyberattack Warning, Urges Network Router Reboots

The FBI issues VPNFilter cyberattack warning, urging consumers to reboot their small office and home office (SOHO) routers in a bid to mitigate a potential worldwide attack.

Atlanta Ransomware Attack Update: Secureworks CEO Joins Investigation

Atlanta officials advise city employees to turn on their computers after a ransomware attack & hire CEO of MSSP Secureworks to investigate the incident.

Inmarsat Survey: 54% of Energy Companies Lack IoT Security Skills

Many energy companies lack Internet of Things (IoT) security protocols, a new survey from British satellite telecommunications provider Inmarsat indicates.