FBI said in a flash security alert that nation-state actors have breached the networks of a US municipal government and a US financial entity by exploiting a critical vulnerability affecting Pulse Secure VPN servers.
The conference, held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, saw organizations from computing giant IBM to consulting firm Kroll share what they've learned from tracking attackers and helping victims recover from ransomware.
On Dec. 29, 2016, the Obama administration announced that it was giving nearly three dozen Russian diplomats just 72 hours to leave the United States and was seizing two rural East Coast estates owned by the Russian government. As the Russians burned papers and scrambled to pack their bags, the Kremlin protested the treatment of its diplomats, and denied
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a public service announcement regarding TLS-secured websites being actively used by malicious actors in phishing campaigns.
The FBI has launched its biggest transformation since the 2001 terror attacks to retrain and refocus thousands of special agents to combat cyber criminals, whose threats to lives, property and critical infrastructure has outstripped U.S. efforts to thwart them.
The FBI, together with authorities from several European countries, have seized the domain and servers of xDedic, a notorious online marketplace where cyber-criminals would sell and buy access to hacked servers. Three suspects were also arrested in Ukraine.