Sextortion Cons Like ‘Bieber Ruse’ Targeted Minor Girls
Tricks like an Alabama man’s claim to be Justin Bieber target minors on social websites.
Cyber Division Focusing on Hackers and Intrusions
The FBI’s Cyber Division is focusing squarely on hackers and online intrusion threats.
New Cyber Safety Website for Teachers, Students
FBI unveils revamped SOS website to help teachers educate students about cyber safety.
New Internet Scam
“Drive-by” ransomware installs easily, locks computers, and demands payment. Also known as money pak virus.
Cyber Threat, Part 2: Partnerships and Challenges
Shawn Henry describes the importance of partnerships in the effort to target cyber crime.
Cyber Threat: On the Front Lines with Shawn Henry
Our departing top cyber official reflects on how the FBI has adapted to an evolving threat.
Taking International Aim at Child Predators
Eight victims identified and 17 predators arrested in ongoing FBI operation with Europol.
Beware of Online Dating Scams
Criminals use online dating sites to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money.
Cyber Alerts for Parents & Kids Tip #2: Beware of ‘Sextortion’
The second story in our series providing practical web advice and tips for kids and parents.
‘Gameover’ Malware Targets Bank Accounts
A new phishing scheme involves spam e-mails aimed at accessing recipients’ bank accounts.
The Year in Review, Part 2
A look back at cases, from cyber and hate crimes to public corruption and fraud schemes.
Cyber Alerts for Parents & Kids: Be Prudent When Posting Images Online
Parents and kids should be prudent when sharing their mobile phone images online.
Director Describes New National Security Landscape
Director Mueller lays out challenges posed by terrorists, spies, and hackers.
International Cyber Ring That Infected Millions of Computers Dismantled
Case against Internet fraud ring reveals millions unknowingly affected worldwide.
18 Child Porn Websites Shut Down
How a tip from China led to a U.S. undercover operation that shuttered 18 child porn sites.
Protecting Our Children with Technology and Partnerships
Technology and partnerships help an FBI initiative ID sex abuse victims and criminals.
The NCFTA: Combining Forces to Fight Cyber Crime
An organization in Pittsburgh serves as an early-warning system for emerging cyber threats.
Buying a Car Online? Read This First
Cyber criminals are targeting consumers who are shopping for vehicles on the Internet.
'Scareware' Distributors Targeted
International law enforcement action targets two cyber crime rings selling scareware.
It’s a recipe for trouble: naive teens, predatory adults, and a medium that connects them.