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FL City Targeted by Hackers Pays $600K Ransom

The Riviera Beach attack began on May 29 after a police department employee opened an infected email attachment.

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Hackers Steal, Publish Personal Data on FBI NA Attendees

The hackers then put the data up for download on their own website. The spreadsheets contained about 4,000 unique records after duplicates were removed, including member names, a mix of personal and government email addresses, job titles, phone numbers and postal addresses.

FBI Turns 3 Hackers into Assets Assisting in Anti-Hacking Investigations

Three convicted hackers—22-year-old Paras Jha, 21-year-old Josiah White, and 22-year-old Dalton Norman—continue to cooperate with the FBI on cybercrime and cybersecurity matters, as well as continued cooperation with and assistance to law enforcement and the broader research community, according to a DOJ press release.

Fighting Cybercrime at the Local Level

Computer criminals can be anywhere in the world, but the victims are here, so American law enforcement has to investigate and respond. Unfortunately, most agencies don't have the tools or know-how to do so. 

Ransomware: Digital Extortion

In just the first quarter of this year ransomware attacks extorted more than $200 million from victims, including individuals, businesses, hospitals, government offices, and law enforcement.

Anonymous Hacker Group Threatens “Day of Solidarity” with Black Lives Matter

The activist computer hacker group Anonymous is calling for protests and cyber attacks during a "day of solidarity" with the Black Lives Matter movement around the country this week.

Video: ISIS Publishes 39-page List of Targets, Including NJ Transit Officers

The Islamic State released a list online that ncludes full names and details of police officers from all over New Jersey.

ISIS Publishes 39-page List of Targets, Including NJ Transit Officers

The Islamic State released a list online that included the names and personal information of its targets, and among them are New Jersey law enforcement. More Here.

Miami-Dade Officers Have Private Info Hacked, Released on Website

Miami-Dade County is investigating a breach of privacy that has affected more than 1,000 police officers and other county employees.

FLEOA Issues Statement on Latest Federal Security Hack

The government's leisurely reaction to these cyber incidents continues to put the personal information of federal employees in jeopardy, particularly those with high-level security access.