We all need some good news on the “new” COVID-19 Cyber Front. The FBI has delivered the good news this past week. During these first weeks of the “New Normal” during the worldwide Corona Virus pandemic, more and more employees are working from home with limited cyber threat protections or training. Taking down a Crime as a Service (CaaS) web store off the Internet is fantastic news. This past week, the FBI seized the domain of Deer.io, which federal prosecutors say served as a clearinghouse
During these current and uncertain times, who can you trust for updated, reliable and virus free information on the Coronavirus? A safe reliable source is InfraGard. InfraGard National is an FBI-affiliated nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening national security, community resilience and the foundation of American life. InfraGard is one of the FBI’s longest-running outreach programs and its largest public/private partnership, with over 60,000 members representing 77 InfraGard chapt
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) published its 2019 Internet Crime Report which stated that cybercrime was behind individual and business losses of $3.5 billion, represented by 467,361 reported complaints received last year. Under the subsection titled: “Reported Complaints,” many individuals and businesses did not report their losses and this dollar amount of losses is under reported. IC3 says that it has received 4,883,231 complaints since its inception in May 2000, with an av
Our friends at the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Office of Private Sector, has recently provided information to private sector partners regarding criminals posing as technology support representatives to obtain personal and financial information.
The culprits gain the trust from victims by impersonating a representative from a legitimate or an illegitimate technology company. They mislead the victims by offering computer services to resolve a range of computer security and operations issu
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