The FBI updated and posted: Booter and Stresser Services Increase the Scale and Frequency of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Criminal actors offer distributed denial of service (DDoS)-for-hire services in criminal forums and marketplaces. These DDoS-for-hire services, also known as booters or stressers, are leveraged by malicious cyber actors, pranksters, and/or hacktivists to conduct largescale… Read More


In recent years, the FBI has seen an increase in the number of companies and institutions reporting the theft of Personally Identifiable Information or PII. This theft takes many forms—from e-mail phishing attacks, to Point-of-Sale theft, to the more advanced hacking of vulnerabilities in servers where the information is hosted. The theft of the information… Read More


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Since 2013, when the FBI began tracking an emerging financial cyber threat called business e-mail compromise (BEC), organized crime groups have targeted large and small companies and organizations in every U.S. state and more than 100 countries around the world—from non-profits and well-known corporations to churches and school systems. Losses are in the billions of… Read More