FBI agents kill man allegedly plotting bomb attack on hospital amid coronavirus pandemic

A man fatally injured by the FBI was planning a bomb attack on a medical facility in the Kansas City area, the agency said in a news release on Wednesday. Timothy Wilson, 36, was injured on Tuesday when FBI agents served a Read More …

Sudan says FBI to help probe PM assassination attempt

American investigators will help Sudan with enquiries into a failed assassination attempt against Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, the Sudanese culture and information minister said on Wednesday. A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) team “arrived this morning and will join Sudanese Read More …

U.S. Soldier Who Discussed News Network Attack Admits Sharing Bomb-Making Instructions

U.S. Army soldier has reportedly pleaded guilty to sharing instructions for making explosive devices, months after federal officials accused him of planning to carry out terrorist attacks on American soil. Jarrett William Smith was arrested in September after he allegedly Read More …

U.S. Charges Chinese Military Officers in 2017 Equifax Hacking

Four members of China’s military were charged on Monday with hacking into Equifax, one of the nation’s largest credit reporting agencies, and stealing trade secrets and the personal data of about 145 million Americans in 2017. The charges underscored China’s quest to Read More …

FBI: Nation-state actors have breached two US municipalities

Nation-state hackers have breached the networks of two US municipalities last year, the FBI said in a security alert sent to private industry partners last week. The hacks took place after attackers used the CVE-2019-0604 vulnerability in Microsoft SharePoint servers to breach Read More …

International law enforcement operation exposes the world’s most harmful cyber crime group

A Russian national who runs Evil Corp has been indicted in the United States following unprecedented collaboration between the NCA, the FBI and the National Cyber Security Centre. A Russian national who runs Evil Corp – the world’s most harmful Read More …

FBI, ICE plunder DMV driver database ‘gold mine’ for facial recognition scans

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are exploiting state DMV records for facial recognition data without the knowledge or permission of drivers. Georgetown Law researchers, together with the Washington Post, have obtained facial recognition requests, Read More …