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05.10.16

Child Sexual Exploitation

A recent case serves as a reminder of the threat posed by pedophiles online.
04.29.16

Incidents of Ransomware on the Rise

FBI offers tips to protect yourself and your organization from this growing threat.
04.26.16

Sextortion and Cyberstalking

One tip uncovered an international scheme by a State Department employee.
03.24.16

Iranians Charged with Hacking U.S. Financial Sector

Seven Iranians working on behalf of Iranian government indicted on hacking charges.
03.22.16

Two From ‘Syrian Electronic Army’ Added to Cyber’s Most Wanted

Three members of a Syrian hacker collective were charged for intrusions into U.S. websites.
03.08.16

Lottery Fraud

Jamaican ringleader of phone scam that targeted elderly victims in the U.S. sentenced to prison.
10.01.15

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Each October, we’re reminded that securing cyberspace is a shared responsibility.
08.28.15

Business E-Mail Compromise

A sophisticated scam is costing companies worldwide millions of dollars.
07.15.15

Cyber Criminal Forum Taken Down

Spanning 20 countries, Operation Shrouded Horizon has dismantled an online criminal forum.
06.12.15

FBI Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge

Our Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge just wrapped up its third year with record results.
03.04.15

The Cyber Action Team

Group of rapid deployment cyber experts respond to major computer intrusions.
01.20.15

Ransomware on the Rise

The malware’s use is increasing, but the FBI and partners are working to combat this cyber threat.
12.29.14

FBI Seeking Tech Experts to Become Cyber Special Agents

The FBI is recruiting the best technical talent to join the ranks of cyber special agents.
10.27.14

Cyber Crime: Purchase Order Scam Leaves a Trail of Victims

African cyber criminals have devised a scheme that has cost U.S. retailers millions.
10.20.14

Cyber Security: Task Force Takes ‘Whole Government’ Approach

A look at how the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force confronts the cyber threat.
10.14.14

Sex Trafficker Receives 40-Year Sentence

Man who used social media to lure young victims into prostitution gets 40-year term.
10.02.14

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month reminds us that security is everyone’s responsibility.
06.02.14

GameOver Zeus Botnet Disrupted

Multinational effort disrupts malicious software that has stolen millions around the world.
05.19.14

International Blackshades Malware Takedown

International cyber takedown targets masterminds of widespread malicious software.
04.29.14

Understanding School Impersonation Fraud

African criminal groups are using social engineering to defraud U.S. retailers.