FBI shifting cybercrime focus from arrests, indictments to payment seizures, incident response

Written by Tim Starks Jan 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP In 2022, the FBI is looking to approach cybercrime differently. During separate public appearances on Thursday, two FBI officials said the…

FBI Recovers Oregonians’ Stolen Data

FBI Recovers Oregonians’ Stolen Data Patient data that was stolen from an Oregon healthcare provider during a cyber-attack has been recovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  The personal…

Romanian arrested for ransomware attack and data theft

Europol has confirmed arresting a Romanian national for targeting an IT firm in the country. The U.S. and European law enforcement authorities collaborated to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member…

Two Countries Charge Canadian with Cybercrimes

Two Countries Charge Canadian with Cybercrimes A man from Canada has been charged with committing cybercrimes by both his native country and the United States. Matthew Philbert, of Ottawa, Ontario,…

Cuba Ransomware Obtained $44 Million in Ransom Payments

In a new flash alert, the FBI has warned about Cuba ransomware, a threat actor that as of early November 2021 impacted roughly 50 organizations in five critical infrastructure sectors…

CISA Issues Holiday Ransomware Message

CISA Issues Holiday Ransomware Message The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are warning Americans not to take a break from cybersecurity this…

Watch Out for Ransomware Attacks During Holidays, FBI and CISA Warn

“‘Tis the season to be jolly” and more careful than ever. As Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and Americans get ready to celebrate it with their families and leave work aside,…

FBI issues flash alert after APT groups exploited VPN flaws

With this flaw, FatPipe joins the list of VPN providers that have faced a similar situation in the past, including Fortinet, Cisco, Pulse Secure, and Citrix. The Federal Bureau of…

The IT Sector Targeted by Iranian State Cybercriminals, Microsoft Says

Microsoft declares that Iranian cybercrime organizations have been trying to breach IT services businesses more frequently this year to collect credentials that they could further use to compromise the networks…