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Computer with Ransomware

FBI: Here’s How to Detect Ransomware in Progress

Ransomware is a booming business. Just how big is it? Well, in 2021, over $400 million was sent to Russia-linked attackers alone. But, since many companies refuse to make payments, the overall cost of ransomware attacks is even higher. Especially when you factor in lost business opportunity, client lawsuits, and...
Cyber security efforts by the FBI

Will IT Security Become a Public Resource?

Last week, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) actively took measures to counter threats from security flaws. With increasing resources applied by foreign governments to attack U.S. commercial and civic interests, we may have to reconsider where we draw the line between private and public...
FBI issues warning about email, domain spoofing and more

FBI Issues Cybersecurity Warnings About Email, Domain Spoofing

On Nov. 23, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS-CISA) recently issued a series of warnings regarding email spoofing, ransomware, and unpatched vulnerabilities. Take these warnings seriously and act. Why? Take, for example, Baltimore County Public School system. Following...
What to expect from FBI warning about Iran cyberattacks

What To Expect From FBI Warning About Iran Cyberattacks

At the end of last year, we covered the Iranian hacker group, APT33, and warned it was scouting U.S. targets for attack. However, since then, a top Iran general was killed during a recent U.S. military strike in Iraq. In response, Iran threatened retaliation. Thus, the FBI issued an alert...