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FBI offers warning on DeFi platform attack surge

The FBI has warned of an increase in attacks targeting decentralised finance (DeFi) platforms to steal cryptocurrency, according to Security Week.

Fraudulent crypto apps have swindled users out of almost $43m, claims...

An alert by the FBI has warned that bogus cryptocurrency investment apps have swindled at least 244 victims out of close to $43m.

FBI asks for an extra $106m in 2023 to deal with...

The FBI is asking for a further $106m in its fiscal 2023 budget to manage a range of pressing cybersecurity issues.

Email compromise scams found to cause $43bn in losses globally

The FBI has claimed that losses from business email compromise and email account compromise have surpassed $43bn worldwide.

FBI issues warning regarding new payment phishing scheme

The FBI has published an alert on a new phishing scheme that is aimed at tricking victims into undertaking money transfers to cybercriminal-controlled accounts.

FBI issues warning of ransomware attacks on local government

The FBI has warned local government entities of ransomware attacks disrupting operational services.

Most critical infrastructure sectors hit by ransomware attacks in 2021

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) revealed it received 649 complaints of ransomware attacks that had targeted critical infrastructure organisations last year.

FBI establishes cryptocurrency unit

The FBI is setting up a cryptocurrency-focused unit that will look to work closely with the US Justice Department. The National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team...

FBI warns people of criminal QR code payment scams

The FBI has issued a warning against malicious quick response (QR) code, with cyber criminals tampering with them to redirect victims to malicious websites that steal login and financial information.

FBI unveils plan to shift cybercrime approach away from arrest-first

The FBI has revealed it is intending to move away from its indictment and arrest-first model to a cost-imposing and incident response model.

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