Tag Archives: cyber crime

FBI Report: 2020 Saw $4.2B in Losses From Cyber Crimes

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The FBI has released a report detailing alleged internet crimes from over 791,790 complaints that the agency's Internet Crime Complaint Center recorded in 2020. Victims primarily lost money to investment fraud, confidence and romance schemes and compromised business emails, according to the report. IC3's 2020 Internet Crime Report states that the cyber attacks resulted in more than $4.2 billion in losses. 

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Cyberspace Solarium Commission Offers New Recommendations in White Paper

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The Cyberspace Solarium Commission has released a white paper that offers cybersecurity lessons from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and four new recommendations that are classified into two sections. The first section suggests the passage of an Internet of Things Security Law and an increase in support to nonprofit organizations that assist law enforcement efforts to counter cyber crime and support victims as two new recommendations to advance the digitization of critical services and support the work-from-home economy during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump Issues National Cyber Strategy

President Donald Trump has released a national strategy that outlines the administration’s action plans to build up cyber defense capabilities and safeguard the country from cyber threats. A White House fact sheet published Thursday says the National Cyber Strategy consists of four pillars and one of those is to ensure the security of federal networks and critical infrastructure.

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US, China Reaffirm Cooperation to Address Cybercrime & Network Protection

Government representatives from U.S. and China have reaffirmed the two countries’ commitment to cooperate on cybersecurity efforts such as cyber crime investigations and network protection. The Department of Homeland Security said Thursday Attorney General Loretta Lynch, DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and Chinese public security ministry leader Guo Shengkun co-chaired the third …

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