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FBI News

Justice Dept. cracks down on sites selling counterfeits

The Justice Department, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the FBI have teamed up to take 150 websites that are alleged to have sold counterfeit products.

Monday - 11/28/2011, 07:18pm EST

Obama requests funds to expand cyber training

President Obama has requested $166.5 million to fight computer crime over the next year, and Congress has approved every penny.

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 06:37pm EST

Illinois water pump shutdown not a cyber attack, FBI says

After an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, officials determined that Russian hackers did not disable an Illinois water pump.

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 07:37am EST

FBI investigates shutdown of Illinois water pump

Illinois State Police, Department of Homeland Security not saying is shutdown of water pump was due to failure or computer hackers.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 08:15am EST

FBI probe finds Nasdaq easy target for hackers

While Nasdaq's basic computer architecture was found to be sound, some computers had out-of-date software, misconfigured firewalls and uninstalled security patches.

Friday - 11/18/2011, 09:44am EST

Three agencies make top 10 places to work for young people

Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Gov Exec, explains why these agencies are so appealing.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 07:24pm EST

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
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