American authorities have seized a range of Iran's state-linked news websites they accuse of spreading "disinformation." The takedowns come as world powers scramble to resurrect Tehran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal.
FBI is starting a 24/7 tip line, doing more to help accusers and taking a tougher stand against agents found to have committed misconduct.
The FBI's director told lawmakers Thursday that the bureau discourages ransomware payments to hacking groups even as major companies in the past month have participated in multimillion-dollar transactions aimed at getting their systems back online.
The chief executive of the massive fuel pipeline hit by ransomware last month will tell senators on Tuesday that authorizing a multi-million-dollar payment to hackers was the right thing to do to bring an end to fuel shortages affecting much…
The operation to recover the cryptocurrency from the Russia-based hacker group is the first undertaken by a specialized ransomware task force created by the Biden administration Justice Department.
The Justice Department said Saturday that it no longer will secretly obtain reporters’ records during leak investigations, a policy shift that abandons a practice decried by news organizations and press freedom groups.
The House Judiciary Committee is poised to question former White House counsel Don McGahn behind closed doors on Friday, two years after House Democrats originally sought his testimony as part of investigations into former President Donald Trump.
The Justice Department is investigating Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over political fundraising activity at his former business. That's according to a spokesman for DeJoy spokesman. DeJoy is a wealthy former logistics executive.
Christopher Miller plans to tell Congress on Wednesday that he was concerned that sending troops to the Capitol would fan fears of a military coup.
Colonial Pipeline did not say what was demanded or by whom, but ransomware attacks are typically carried out by criminal hackers who seize data and demand a large payment in order to release it.
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