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FBI News

FBI, AG win award for disabling decade-old botnet

Through a restraining order, five Coreflood botnet command and control servers were seized and swapped with government servers halting further damage to millions of computers.

Friday - 11/04/2011, 06:55pm EDT

Agencies begin to alter approach to IT system development

Several departments are starting to understand that buying and creating technology systems can be done in small, iterative steps. OMB's push for agile development seems to be taking hold across the government.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 06:01am EDT

IG: Justice cyber operations slow to report incidents, lacking critical info

The Justice Department drags its feet when reporting cyber incidents and does not have cyber incident reports from all of its departments, according to an Office of the Inspector General report.

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 02:51pm EDT

Purported hacker group members worldwide rounded up, arrested

Authorities around the world are rounding up the members of the hacking groups LulzSecurity and Anonymous. Dozens of arrests have been made so far.

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 09:28am EDT

FBI makes second Anonymous arrest in a month

Cody Kretsinger, a 23-year-old from Phoenix, has been charged with conspiracy and unauthorized impairment of a protected computer.

Friday - 09/23/2011, 06:51pm EDT

FBI investigates corporate bank-account hacks

The FBI is investigating more than 400 cyber hijackings of corporate bank accounts, after cyber criminals have taken over the accounts of American companies, school districts and even some local government offices and made unauthorized wire transfers.

Tuesday - 09/20/2011, 12:04pm EDT

Hacker group draws increased scrutiny from feds

onymous is not so anonymous anymore. The computer hackers, chat room denizens and young people who comprise the loosely affiliated Internet collective have increasingly turned to questionable tactics, drawing the attention of the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and other federal investigators.

Sunday - 09/11/2011, 11:49am EDT

Feds warn of small airplane terror threats

The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.

Saturday - 09/03/2011, 11:55pm EDT

Strange bedfellows: US, Russia, China partner on cybersecurity

Officials from the three nations are finding common ground in the need for cybersecurity and trusted identities in cyberspace. The FBI has set up a liaison in China, while the Secret Service has an office in Russia and plans to open one in China to investigate cyber crime.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 09:48am EDT

FBI's Codling to head cyber at Swift Exchange

The company says he will be responsible for network security, protocol and policies to protect Swift Exchange and its user community from all cyber attacks and breaches.

Wednesday - 07/27/2011, 07:25pm EDT

FBI joins Army investigation at Arlington Cemetery

The FBI has joined Army agents investigating possible criminal practices at Arlington National Cemetery that may have surrounded the burial of eight sets of cremated human remains found in urns in a single grave.

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 05:56pm EDT

FBI's Bulger nab silences agency critics

Gov Exec's Tom Shoop explain how the FBI's takedown of its number one most wanted person silenced national mockery.

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 04:07pm EDT

Report: Woman said God sent message about bomb

A woman whose comments in Ohio about a bomb stopped flights for a time at Washington Reagan National Airport told officials she received a message from God.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 10:40am EDT

Analysis: time for Mueller to move on

William Yeomans is a Professor at American University. He joins In Depth with analysis on Robert Mueller's tenure at the FBI.

Friday - 06/10/2011, 07:01pm EDT

FBI warns of bogus Homeland Security letter

The FBI says it has received multiple reports of a scam letter using a copy of the FBI seal.

Friday - 06/10/2011, 08:30am EDT

FBI boosting cybersecurity efforts

Learn more in today's cybersecurity efforts

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 08:30am EDT

Justice for hackers may be far off

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 07:30pm EDT

Hackers target FBI-affilited group

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 06:30pm EDT

A new request to help solve the NoVa military building shootings

A local military commander is asking the public to help find the person responsible for a series of shootings at Northern Virginia military buildings.

Sunday - 06/05/2011, 03:04pm EDT

Analysis: Proposed Mueller extension sign of FBI's changing role in terror

Robert Blitzer was a special agent at the FBI for 26 years. He is now a Senior Fellow at ICF International.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 06:47pm EDT
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