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FBI Director Christopher Wray Speaks at 2023 mWISE Cybersecurity Conference

FBI Director Christopher Wray reaffirmed the FBI’s stance on countering artificial intelligence (AI) and cyberspace threats and posed a call to action to strengthen private sector and government partnerships in fighting both domestic and foreign adversaries.

Emergency Preparedness Exercise Tests Response to Radiological Attack

The FBI hosted the annual Titan Shield training exercise series, an interagency effort designed to coordinate roles and responsibilities in case of a weapons of mass destruction terrorist attack.

Director Wray Discusses National Security Threats at International Spy Museum Event

FBI Director Christopher Wray participated in a wide-ranging discussion with International Spy Museum Executive Director Chris Costa about national security threats facing the United States and what the FBI is doing to combat them.

Tornado Cash Co-Founders Accused of Helping Cybercriminals Launder Stolen Crypto

Two men who helped create a service that blurs cryptocurrency transaction histories are facing federal charges after they allegedly conspired to launder money for DPRK-sponsored criminal actors, violate U.S. government sanctions, and operate an unlicensed money transmitting business.

FBI, Partners Dismantle Qakbot Infrastructure in Multinational Cyber Takedown

The FBI and the Justice Department announced a multinational operation to disrupt and dismantle the malware and botnet known as Qakbot.

Safe Online Surfing Launching for 2023-2024 School Year

The FBI has refreshed its Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge—a free, educational program for children that teaches cyber safety—with new graphics and updated content.

Outreach and Mentorship: Cliff’s Crew Visits the FBI

Cliff's Crew—a group of youth mentored by retired NFL Seattle Seahawks player Cliff Avril—visited the FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C., where they toured the FBI Experience and met with Associate Deputy Director Brian Turner.

FBI Internship Program Gives Wounded Warriors a Window into Bureau Careers

A unique FBI internship program gives our nation’s wounded warriors the chance to explore careers with the Bureau—and potentially become permanent members of the FBI family.

FBI-Led Sweep Targeting Sex Traffickers Recovers Dozens of Minor Victims

The FBI-led “Operation Cross Country" located 59 minor victims of child sex trafficking and sexual exploitation, and another 59 children who had been reported missing.

FBI Director Lays Out Bureau’s Stance on Artificial Intelligence at Cyber Threat Summit

During a July 26 keynote at the FBI Atlanta Cyber Threat Summit, Director Christopher Wray warned that cybercriminals are weaponizing artificial intelligence—and the resulting threat will only worsen as machine-learning models become increasingly sophisticated.

FBI Director Addresses Black Law Enforcement Executives on Role of Partnerships in Fighting Violent Crime, Other Threats

In a July 24 meeting with Black law enforcement executives, FBI Director Christopher Wray reaffirmed the FBI’s reliance on partner agencies like theirs to succeed in making the country safer from threats including violent crime, drugs, counterterrorism, and cybercrime.

FBI Returns 16th-Century Letter from Spanish Conquistador to Mexican Government

After an investigation by the FBI Boston Division—in collaboration with our legal attaché office in Mexico City and our international partners—the FBI returned a letter signed by Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés to the government of Mexico.

Director Wray Champions FBI Before House Judiciary Committee

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified on July 12 before the House Judiciary Committee about the breadth and impact of the work FBI employees do each day to protect the American people.

Combating Violence on the Streets of San Juan

FBI San Juan and law enforcement partners led a violent gang takedown that resulted in drug and firearm charges for 40 gang members.

Navajo Victim Specialist Shows How Role is Key to Supporting Crime Victims, Investigations

A Navajo victim specialist in the FBI's Phoenix Division shows how her background is an asset for Native American crime victims and investigators pursuing leads.

FBI Program Graduates Pay It Forward as Outreach Specialists

Teen Academy graduate Bella Crepeaux and Citizens Academy graduate Jay Mroszczak are now paying it forward as the next generation of FBI community outreach specialists.

FBI Increases Ten Most Wanted Fugitives Reward

The FBI has announced that the reward for information leading directly to the arrest of a Ten Most Wanted Fugitive increased from up to $100,000 to up to $250,000.

Donald Eugene Fields II Added to FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List

Donald Eugene Fields II, wanted for the alleged sex trafficking of at least one child in Missouri, has been added to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. The FBI is offering up to $250,000 for information leading to...

National Missing Children’s Day 2023

In recognition of National Missing Children’s Day—observed annually on May 25—the FBI reaffirms its year-round commitment to reuniting missing and kidnapped children with their families and asks the public for help in bringing them home.

Elder Fraud Task Force Shows How Collaboration Is a Key Tool in Fight Against Scammers

An Elder Justice Task Force in California illustrates how collaboration between agencies is critical in targeting financial scams against older Americans that cost them billions in losses every year.
Infosecurity Magazine

BEC Scammer Pleads Guilty to Part in $6m Scheme

Nigerian was extradited to the US from Canada
Infosecurity Magazine

Researchers Spot Novel “Deadglyph” Backdoor

Malware is linked to UAE-backed spies
Infosecurity Magazine

Almost US 900 Schools Breached Via MOVEit

National Student Clearinghouse reveals more details of incident

Don’t Get Burned by CAPTCHAs: A Recipe for Accurate Bot Protection

Traditional CAPTCHAs, such as reCAPTCHA, no longer protect online businesses adequately. Real users hate them. Bots bypass them. It's time to upgrade.
The Hacker News

New Report Uncovers Three Distinct Clusters of China-Nexus Attacks on Southeast Asian Government

An unnamed Southeast Asian government has been targeted by multiple China-nexus threat actors as part of espionage campaigns targeting the region over extended periods of time. "While this activity occurred around the same time and in some instances even simultaneously...