The FBI has issued an alert for law enforcement personnel and public officials, warning them that they may be targeted by hacktivists.
The Simda botnet, believed to have infected more than 770,000 computers worldwide, has been targeted in a global operation.
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, which have been on a downward slide since the 1990s, don’t tell the whole story.
When late last year the FBI provided an update on their investigation into the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack, they fingered the North Korean government as the instigator.
The fallout from last week's breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment networks continues to increase, as the attackers leaked more stolen data on Pastebin on late Monday evening.
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