DOJ, international law enforcement disrupt massive RSOCKS botnet

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 17, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP An international operation involving the U.S. Department of Justice alongside law enforcement officials in Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom…

Cyber Threats Target US Election Officials With Phishing Campaign

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Cyber Threats Target US Election Officials With Phishing Campaign Home&nbsp/ News Cyber Threats Target US Election Officials With Phishing Campaign Share On March 29,…

FBI cybercrime seizure takes down one-time Ukraine IT Army collaborator

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP On May 31, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had seized a trio of domains as part of an…

Fed cyber officials detail Chinese state hackers using common exploits against telcos

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Chinese hackers have targeted and compromised “major telecommunications companies and network service providers” by exploiting publicly known vulnerabilities in a range…

FBI takes down dark web marketplace for U.S. citizen personal data

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 7, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI on Tuesday seized an illicit marketplace that has made millions selling the personal data of roughly 24 million U.S.…

'Shields Up': the new normal in cyberspace

Written by Jen Easterly and Chris Inglis Jun 6, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP When the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency — or CISA — launched the Shields Up campaign early this…

U.S. cybersecurity officials issue notice on Karakurt extortion group

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 2, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A trio of U.S. government agencies on Wednesday issued an advisory with technical details related to the Karakurt data extortion gang,…

FBI seizes domains tied to stolen records, DDoS services

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI and Justice Department said Tuesday they had seized the domain of a search engine service that claimed to offer…

Iranian hackers planned attack on Boston Children's Hospital last summer, FBI director says

Written by Tonya Riley Jun 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI managed to detect and mitigate an attack by Iranian state-sponsored hackers against Boston’s Children’s Hospital last summer, FBI Director…

FBI asks for more than $100M in cyber and data-related increases for 2023

Written by AJ Vicens May 25, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI is asking for an additional $106 million in its fiscal 2023 budget to address a range of cybersecurity issues,…