Simda botnet taken down in global operation

The Simda botnet, believed to have infected more than 770,000 computers worldwide, has been targeted in a global operation. In a series of simultaneous actions around the …

Is the Internet hiding a crime wave?

The U.S. crime rate continues to fall, according to the latest FBI’s release based on Uniform Crime Reporting from police departments, but researchers say those numbers, …

FBI warns of malicious insider threats increase

The FBI and DHS have issued a warning to businesses about the increase in security incidents involving malicious insiders (current or former employees, contractors, or other …

FBI investigating JPMorgan, US banks breaches

In the wake of reports that several big US financial institutions have had their networks compromised by hackers this month, the FBI and the Secret Service have mounted an …

Botnets gain 18 infected systems per second

“According to industry estimates, botnets have caused over $9 billion in losses to US victims and over $110 billion in losses globally. Approximately 500 million …