As more and more victims come forward, and the losses sustained by firms in the US and around the world passed the billion dollar mark, the FBI is once again warning businesses about Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams.
On Wednesday, the US Senate Judiciary Committee got to hear from FBI director James Comey and DOJ Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates on how end-to-end encryption employed by certain companies (but mostly Apple) is becoming a problem for law enforcement's investigations.
Cryptowall is still "the most current and significant ransomware threat targeting US individuals and businesses," the FBI warned in a public service announcement published on Tuesday.
An indictment is charging a former employee of the U.S.
The FBI has issued an alert for law enforcement personnel and public officials, warning them that they may be targeted by hacktivists.
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