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


Internet Predator Sentenced To 40 Years In Federal Prison Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan has sentenced Chad Theodore Dillon (45, Okaloosa County) to 40 years in federal prison for online enticement of a child to engage in sexual activity. The Court also ordered him to forfeit the 2006 Ford F-150 truck… Read More


Federal authorities are issuing warnings to potential donors wishing to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey that unscrupulous scammers may set up shop in the storm’s wake. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) this week warned that phishing scams and bogus e-mail solicitations may target potential givers. US-CERT warned… Read More