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  • newMozilla Releases Security Updates for Firefox
    Original release date: May 21, 2019Mozilla has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Firefox and Firefox ESR. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.The Cybersecurity and I…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 May 19, 5:36pm -
  • newST19-001: Best Practices for Securing Election Systems
    Original release date: May 21, 2019By adhering to cybersecurity best practices, election organizations—including state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments—can improve the security of…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 May 19, 4:46pm -
  • Staying Cyber Safe During Memorial Day
    Original release date: May 20, 2019As Memorial Day approaches, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reminds users to stay cyber safe. Users should be cautious of potential scams, such as unsolicited emails that contain mal…
    - 1 day ago, 20 May 19, 8:10pm -
  • SB19-140: Vulnerability Summary for the Week of May 13, 2019
    Original release date: May 20, 2019The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the pa…
    - 1 day ago, 20 May 19, 1:07pm -
  • Microsoft Releases Security Updates to Address Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
    Original release date: May 16, 2019Microsoft has released security updates to address a remote code execution vulnerability in the following in-support and out-of-support operating systems:In-support systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, a…
    - 5 days ago, 16 May 19, 3:51pm -
  • Cisco Releases Security Updates for Multiple Products
    Original release date: May 15, 2019Cisco has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco products. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.The Cybersecurity a…
    - 6 days ago, 15 May 19, 5:43pm -
  • VMware Releases Security Updates
    Original release date: May 14, 2019VMware has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in vCenter Server, ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.Th…
    - 7 days ago, 14 May 19, 7:46pm -
  • Adobe Releases Security Updates
    Original release date: May 14, 2019Adobe has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.The Cybersecurity and Infrastru…
    - 7 days ago, 14 May 19, 6:13pm -
  • Microsoft Releases May 2019 Security Updates
    Original release date: May 14, 2019 | Last revised: May 15, 2019Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affecte…
    - 7 days ago, 14 May 19, 6:11pm -
  • Intel Releases Security Updates, Mitigations for Multiple Products
    Original release date: May 14, 2019 | Last revised: May 15, 2019Intel has released security updates and recommendations to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to gain an escalatio…
    - 7 days ago, 14 May 19, 5:54pm -

FBI Cyber Crimes Stories

  • 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.
    - 29 days ago, 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.
    - 57 days ago, 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.
    - 76 days ago, 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 -
  • Russian Hackers Indicted
    Seven GRU military intelligence officers have been charged with hacking into the computer networks of U.S. and international organizations, including those cracking down on Russia’s state-sponsored doping activities.
    - 4 Oct 18, 12:06pm -
  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
    Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility, and this month serves as a reminder that each of us has a part to play in making the Internet safer and more secure.
    - 1 Oct 18, 10:49am -
  • Safe Online Surfing
    The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge, designed for third- through eighth-grade students, has opened for the 2018-19 school year and is now available in Spanish.
    - 7 Sep 18, 10:12am -
  • Malware Creator Sentenced
    The developer of a malicious piece of software called NanoCore RAT—which allowed hackers to steal sensitive information and even access the webcams of infected computers—will be spending time behind bars.
    - 5 Jul 18, 9:00am -
  • International BEC Takedown
    The FBI partnered with domestic and international law enforcement agencies on Operation WireWire, a large-scale, coordinated effort to dismantle business e-mail compromise schemes.
    - 11 Jun 18, 9:00am -
  • Stolen Identities
    Four men who hacked the computer servers of mortgage brokers used the personal information they stole from customers to open unauthorized lines of credit and drain victims’ retirement accounts.
    - 29 Mar 18, 2:50pm -
  • Director Addresses Cyber Conference
    At the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York, FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed how the FBI is evolving to stay ahead of threats in the digital age.
    - 11 Jan 18, 3:33pm -
  • Cyber Security: Our Shared Responsibility
    Each October, the FBI joins its partners in reminding everyone to do their part to protect themselves in an increasingly Internet-connected world.
    - 2 Oct 17, 9:00am -

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