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U.S. Marshals Service Hit by Ransomware Attack, Security Breach
"The affected system contains law enforcement sensitive information, including returns from legal process, administrative information and personally identifiable information pertaining to subjects of USMS investigations, third parties and certain USMS employees," USMS spokesman Drew J. Wade announced in a statement.
February 28, 2023
Magnet Forensics Brings Together Leading Digital Forensics and Incident Response Experts for Virtual Summit
The Magnet Virtual Summit is a free global event that brings together leading digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) experts to share their latest research and help develop the next generation of talent.
February 23, 2023
Long Island Agency Asks NYPD for Help After Cyber Attack Cripples 911 Center
The NYPD is providing five additional call operators per tour to help handle the volume of calls. Once a call is received, instead of inputting the incident into a computer, the calls are made to dispatch officers.
September 22, 2022
NY Police Department and 911 Still Disrupted by Hackers
Officers are still unable to use their car computers to conduct background checks. Instead, the officers must use encrypted radio to contact state police or highway patrol for further information.
September 21, 2022
Using Deep Intelligence to Expose Domestic Extremism
Domestic extremists are an increasing and ongoing threat to public safety. By unmasking their identities and communications, law enforcement can discover plots and prevent attacks.
November 3, 2021
20 Years After 9/11: Police And Cyberterror
Cyberattacks are organized crime and a form of asymmetric warfare. American law enforcement at all levels is on the front lines protecting our homeland.
September 6, 2021
Russian Cybercriminals Releases Personal Information of Some DC Officers
The Babuk group said on its website late Monday that it would release “all the data” it stole from the Washington police department if it did not “raise the price.”
May 12, 2021
DC Police Hit by Russian Ransomware Attack
The Babuk group, a relatively new ransomware gang, said on its website that it had "downloaded a sufficient amount of information from your internal networks" and gave the police three days to contact it or "we will start to contact gangs in order to drain the informants."
April 27, 2021
Personal Information on Officers Being Leaked Online
The United States Department of Homeland Security has issued an unclassified intelligence document stating that personal information about police officers across the country is being leaked and shared online in the wake of the in-custody death of George Floyd in late May.
June 11, 2020
Florida Police Department Hit with Ransomware Cyber Attack
The North Miami Beach Police Department was hit with a ransomware cyber attack and has been told that it must pay millions of dollars to regain access to critical information that has now been locked down.
February 11, 2020
Virginia Police Department Suffers Significant Data Breach
As many as 500 employees—both sworn and civilian—of the Fairfax County Police Department may have had their personal information stolen in a substantial security breach detected late last week.
November 19, 2019
I attended Advanced Security training in Israel - this is what I learned…
The war against terror is no longer isolated to a distant land, somewhere in the Middle East. Unfortunately, residents of the United States have, in recent years learned that we are not immune to such horrific scenes. This tragic development places new challenges before and upon those whose job it is to serve and protect
October 9, 2018
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