Today the FBI is launching a webpage on combating foreign influence. This information is provided to educate the public about the threats faced from disinformation campaigns, cyber attacks, and the overall impact of foreign influence on society. The FBI is the lead federal agency responsible for investigating foreign influence operations.
CS Digest Section: Cyber Crime
Two Canadian banks put out statements on Monday announcing separate cyber-incidents affecting their customers. The two are Simplii Financial, a subsidiary of CIBC, and the Bank of Montreal - two of Canada's biggest banks.
Police in Concord, California arrested a teenager earlier this week and charged him with 14 felony counts after discovering the high schooler launched a phishing campaign directed at teachers in order to steal their passwords and change grades.
Europol officials have shut down WebStresser, a website where users could register and launch DDoS attacks after paying for a monthly plan, with prices starting as low as €15 ($18.25).
A pioneering fingerprint technique used to convict a drugs gang from a WhatsApp message "is the future" of how police approach evidence to catch criminals.
The Olympic Destroyer malware that has caused damage to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics computer networks is much more complex than previously thought. Discovered by Cisco Talos researchers, this malware has been deployed before the start of the Olympics and has caused downtime to internal WiFi and television systems, disrupting some operations during the
A 15-year-old gained access to plans for intelligence operations in Afghanistan and Iran by pretending to be the head of the CIA to gain access to his computers, a court has heard.
Brussels-based SWIFT has been urging banks to bolster security of computers used to transfer money since Bangladesh Bank lost $81 million in a February 2016 cyber heist that targeted central bank computers used to move funds. The new warning provided detail on some new techniques being used by the hackers.
The Daily Beast found a number of recent posts on several Russian-language crime forums, in which users were looking for people to collaborate with to abuse Airbnb's service. According to Rick Holland, VP of strategy from cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows, these operations rely on an individual or group using legitimate or stolen Airbnb accounts to request
The name ONI, can mean "devil" in Japanese, and it also appears in the email address found in its ransom note. Attacks observed by Cybereason suggest that the malware lives up to its name. Aside from encrypting files on the infected machines, ONI can encrypt files on removable media and network drives - and there's evidence that the true purpose of the