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FBI Chief Says TikTok ‘Screams’ of US National Security Concerns

China’s government could use TikTok to control data on millions of American users, FBI Director Christopher Wray told a U.S. Senate hearing on Wednesday, saying the Chinese-owned video app “screams” of security concerns. Wray told a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats to U.S. security that the Chinese government could also use TikTok to […]

FBI email system spammed by hackers’ cybersecurity spam alerts

Cybersecurity spam alerts reached Friday and Saturday the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) external email servers by unleashing a wave of fake emails addressing a misleading cyberattack warnings to thousands of people and companies. In a statement, the FBI revealed that the spam alerts emitted from its Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal (LEEP) system, utilized for […]

FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system

BOSTON (AP) — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system designed to lock up hospital information systems, which could hurt patient care just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking. In a joint alert Wednesday, the FBI and two federal agencies warned that they […]

FBI investigating COVID-19 data breach in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The FBI is investigating a data breach that may have compromised the identity of people with the COVID-19 virus in South Dakota. Paul Niedringhaus, who directs the South Dakota Fusion Center that handles emergency calls, sent a letter to people who may have been affected by the June 19 breach, […]