U.S. and international law enforcement officials announced the takedown of the Darknet marketplace AlphaBay, where criminals anonymously bought and sold drugs, weapons, and other illicit goods.
IC3 Releases 2016 Internet Crime Report
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center—which received nearly 300,000 complaints with reported losses of more than $1.3 billion last year—released its annual report highlighting trends in Internet crime.
Virtual Ticket to Prison
What seemed to be a straightforward fraud scheme involving concert tickets led investigators to uncover an elaborate—and illegal—unlicensed bitcoin exchange.
Charges Announced in Massive Cyber Intrusion Case
Four individuals, including two Russian Federal Security Service officers, have been charged in connection with compromising at least 500 million Yahoo accounts.
FBI Director Addresses Cyber Security Gathering
James Comey discussed the current cyber threat landscape, the FBI’s efforts to stay ahead of the threat, and the importance of strong private sector partnerships at the Boston Conference on Cyber Security.
Woman Sentenced for Cyberstalking
A Miami college student who became fixated on a stranger she found online and harassed and threatened her through social media is serving time behind bars.
International Cyber Sweep Nets DDoS Attackers
A 26-year-old graduate student in California was among nearly three dozen suspects arrested last week in a coordinated five-day cyber crime sweep involving 13 countries.
Joint Cyber Operation Takes Down Avalanche Criminal Network
The FBI and its partners dismantled a highly secure infrastructure of servers that offered cyber criminals an unfettered platform from which to conduct malware campaigns targeting victims around the world.