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FBI: Hackers stole government source code via SonarQube instances

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a flash alert warning of hackers stealing data from U.S. government agencies and enterprise organizations via internet-exposed and insecure SonarQube instances.SonarQube is an open-source platform for automated code quality auditing and static analysis to discover bugs and security vulnerabilities in projects
Publish At:2020-10-27 13:18 | Read:72 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI hack

FBI Supports US Cyber Camp

The US Space and Rocket Center and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have entered into a joint agreement in support of US Cyber Camp.The camp is the newest of four STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) camp programs to be launched by the Rocket Center, a museum in Alabama that showcases the rockets, achievements, and artifacts of th
Publish At:2020-10-26 15:07 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags: FBI cyber

FBI and CISA joint alert blames Russia’s Energetic Bear APT for US government networks hack

The US government declared that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government networks and exfiltrated data. A joint security advisory published by The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) revealed that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government net
Publish At:2020-10-23 07:35 | Read:117 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking Intellig

A Closer Look at the Attempted Ransomware Attack on Tesla

Cybersecurity is in the news again with the disclosure that Tesla, working in conjunction with the FBI, prevented a ransomware attack from being launched at its Gigafactory in Nevada. The cybercriminals targeted Tesla through one of its employees, whom they allegedly promised to pay $1 million in order to help them infect the company’s system with malware.Wh
Publish At:2020-10-20 01:13 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection Cyberattac

FBI warns of newly registered domains spoofing US Census Bureau

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a flash alert to warn of the potential use of spoofed US Census Bureau domains in future malicious campaigns including phishing and credential theft attacks.The US Census Bureau is a federal government statistical agency that collects statistical data on the US economy and population,
Publish At:2020-10-19 18:06 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI

Cybercrime Money-launders Busted by European Police, FBI

European and American officials said Thursday that they have arrested 20 people in several countries for allegedly belonging to an international ring that laundered millions of euros stolen by cybercriminals through malware schemes.The international police operation “2BaGoldMule” led by Portuguese investigators and the FBI included 14 more European countries
Publish At:2020-10-15 16:15 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime FBI cybercrime cyber

Suspended Sentence for Brit Caught in FBI Creepware Sting

A British man who hacked into webcams and CCTV so he could spy on people in their own homes and while on holiday has received a suspended prison sentence.John Wood's voyeuristic crimes were uncovered in 2018 as part of a joint investigation by British police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States into the creator of Luminosity
Publish At:2020-10-14 14:31 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags: FBI

FBI, CISA Say DDoS Attacks Won't Prevent Voting

While they might hinder access to information, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against election infrastructure won’t prevent voting, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said in an alert issued this week.DDoS attacks would either slow down election-related public-facing website
Publish At:2020-10-01 12:04 | Read:197 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Risk Ma

Lock and Code S1Ep16: Investigating digital vulnerabilities with Samy Kamkar

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to Samy Kamkar, chief security officer and co-founder of Open Path, about the digital vulnerabilities in our physical world. If you look through a recent history of hacking, you’ll find the clear significance
Publish At:2020-09-30 12:27 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast Activision hack Call of Duty account compromise cisa

FBI and CISA warn of disinformation campaigns about the hack of voter systems

The FBI and the US CISA issued a joint public service announcement about the threat of disinformation campaigns targeting the 2020 US election. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a joint public service announcement to warn of the threat of disinformation campaigns targeting t
Publish At:2020-09-30 10:02 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence CISA disinformation FBI h

FBI, CISA Warn of Disinformation Campaigns Regarding Hacked Voting Systems

Threat actors are expected to spread false information regarding hacked voter information and voting systems, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) say in an alert.Last week, the two agencies issued a warning on possible campaigns aimed at distributing false information about the election re
Publish At:2020-09-30 10:00 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Fraud & Identity

FBI issued a second flash alert about ProLock ransomware in a few months

FBI issued a second flash alert about ProLock ransomware stealing data, four months after the first advisory published by the feds on the same threat. The FBI has issued the 20200901-001 Private Industry Notification about ProLock ransomware stealing data on September 1st. The fresh alert is the second one related to this threat, the first one (MI-000125-
Publish At:2020-09-05 10:05 | Read:474 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking malware ProLock ra

FBI issues second alert about ProLock ransomware stealing data

Image: Kushagra KevatThe FBI issued a second warning this week to alert US companies of ProLock ransomware operators stealing data from compromised networks before encrypting their victims' systems.The 20200901-001 Private Industry Notification seen by BleepingComputer on September 1st comes after the MI-000125-MW Flash Alert on the same
Publish At:2020-09-04 20:29 | Read:349 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI ransomware

FBI: Thousands of orgs targeted by RDoS extortion campaign

The FBI warns US companies that thousands of organizations around the world, from various industry sectors, have been threatened with DDoS attacks within six days unless they pay a Bitcoin ransom.The threat actors behind this large and ongoing ransom DDoS (RDDoS or RDoS) campaign that started on August 12, 20220, are posing as well-known hacki
Publish At:2020-09-03 17:07 | Read:280 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Technology FBI

FBI warns of an increase in online romance scams

The FBI is warning of online romance scams and related financial losses, overall losses associated with those complaints exceeded $475 million. The Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of online romance scams (also known as confidence fraud), an ongoing criminal activity that continues to cause large financial losses along with emotional effects with unp
Publish At:2020-08-29 15:46 | Read:398 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime FBI Hacking hacking news informati

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