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  • newISC Releases Security Advisory for BIND
    Original release date: November 21, 2019The Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) has released a security advisory that addresses a vulnerability affecting multiple versions of ISC Berkeley Internet Name Domain (BIND). A remote attacker could exploit thi…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Nov 19, 3:54pm -
  • newMicrosoft Releases Outlook for Android Security Update
    Original release date: November 21, 2019Microsoft has released an update to address a vulnerability in Outlook for Android. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system.The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Secu…
    - 15 hours ago, 21 Nov 19, 3:47pm -
  • NSA Releases Cyber Advisory: Managing Risk from Transport Layer Security Inspection
    Original release date: November 19, 2019The National Security Agency (NSA) has released a Cyber Advisory that addresses managing risk from Transport Layer Security Inspection (TLSI). This short, informative document defines TLSI (a security process t…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 7:14pm -
  • FTC Provides Tips on Safeguarding Data Before Upgrading Mobile Phones
    Original release date: November 19, 2019The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article with tips on how to protect personal information before trading in a mobile phone for a newer model. FTC recommends the following four steps to safegua…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 4:07pm -
  • National Tax Security Awareness Week is December 2–6
    Original release date: November 19, 2019The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released an article announcing that National Tax Security Awareness Week will be held December 2–6. The annual recognition event will feature a series of resources and t…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 3:59pm -
  • Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome
    Original release date: November 19, 2019Google has released Chrome 78.0.3904.108 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system.The Cybersecurity and Infrastr…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 3:36pm -
  • Vulnerability Summary for the Week of November 11, 2019
    Original release date: November 18, 2019The CISA Weekly Vulnerability Summary Bulletin is created using information from the NIST NVD. In some cases, the vulnerabilities in the Bulletin may not yet have assigned CVSS scores. Please visit NVD for upda…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Nov 19, 8:45am -
  • Reminder: Malware Can Exploit Improper Configurations
    Original release date: November 15, 2019Protect yourself from unwanted—and potentially harmful—files or programs by adhering to vendor-recommended configurations for hardware and software. Doing so in addition to maintaining regular patch mainten…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Nov 19, 5:19pm -
  • NCSC-NZ Releases Annual Cyber Threat Report
    Original release date: November 14, 2019The New Zealand National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-NZ) has released their annual report detailing cyber threats and incidents affecting New Zealand from July 2018 to June 2019. During this period, NCSC-NZ rec…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Nov 19, 4:01pm -
  • VMware Releases Security Updates
    Original release date: November 12, 2019VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.The Cybersecurit…
    - 9 days ago, 12 Nov 19, 9:09pm -

FBI Cyber Crimes Stories

  • Hacker Sentenced
    A hacktivist who overwhelmed the websites of a city and its police department with DDoS attacks has been convicted and sentenced to prison.
    - 3 days ago, 19 Nov 19, 7:24am -
  • Protecting Every Voice
    The FBI's Protected Voices initiative provides a suite of resources to help political campaigns—and the American public—understand the current methods and tactics being used by foreign adversaries to influence U.S. elections and how to protect ag…
    - 30 days ago, 23 Oct 19, 7:00am -
  • Phishing the Famous
    A Georgia man who used phishing techniques to steal celebrities' credit card numbers and use them fraudulently has been sentenced to prison for his crimes.
    - 38 days ago, 15 Oct 19, 7:00am -
  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
    Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.
    - 52 days ago, 1 Oct 19, 7:00am -
  • Operation reWired
    The FBI worked with partner agencies domestically and in multiple countries around the world in a large-scale, coordinated effort to dismantle international business email compromise (BEC) schemes.
    - 73 days ago, 10 Sep 19, 10:53am -
  • Safe Online Surfing Challenge Opens
    The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge, which had record participation in 2018-2019, is reopening for the start of the new school year to help students navigate the web securely.
    - 78 days ago, 5 Sep 19, 11:03am -
  • ICCS 2019
    FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed cyber threats—including foreign influence and foreign investment—as well as the Bureau’s cyber capabilities at the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York.
    - 25 Jul 19, 1:49pm -
  • Cyberstalker Sentenced
    A man who conducted a relentless campaign of online harassment against a law school interviewer after not being accepted to the school is now serving a federal prison sentence.
    - 10 Jun 19, 9:55am -
  • 2018 IC3 Report Released
    Statistics gathered by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) for 2018 show Internet-enabled theft, fraud, and exploitation remain pervasive and were responsible for a staggering $2.7 billion in financial losses last year.
    - 22 Apr 19, 10:34am -
  • The Melissa Virus
    Two decades ago, computer viruses were still relatively new notions to most Americans, but the fast-moving and destructive Melissa virus changed that in a significant way and showed many the darker side of the web.
    - 25 Mar 19, 10:57am -
  • Addressing the Cyber Threat
    At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Director Christopher Wray discussed the FBI’s approach to combating cybercrime through expertise, technology, and partnerships.
    - 6 Mar 19, 3:24pm -
  • Ransomware Abettor Sentenced
    A man who profited from the ransomware known as Reveton, which appropriated the FBI logo to scare victims into paying to unlock computers infected with the malware, will be spending time in prison.
    - 6 Dec 18, 2:14pm -
  • Ransomware Suspects Indicted
    Two Iranian men were indicted in connection with the deployment of the sophisticated and sinister SamSam ransomware that crippled the operations of critical facilities in the U.S. and Canada.
    - 28 Nov 18, 9:02am -
  • The Morris Worm
    Thirty years ago, a graduate student unleashed the first major attack on the Internet and became the first person convicted of a new type of crime.
    - 2 Nov 18, 3:28pm -
  • Cyberstalking
    Two unrelated sextortion crimes committed months apart and hundreds of miles away from each other illustrate the dangers of compromising personal photos being in the wrong hands.
    - 30 Oct 18, 10:18am -

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