Welcome to the Law Enforcement Cyber Center
The Law Enforcement Cyber Center (LECC) is designed to assist police chiefs, sheriffs, commanders, patrol officers, digital forensic investigators, detectives, and prosecutors who are investigating and preventing crimes that involve technology.
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In the last 10 months, 140 local governments, police stations and hospitals have been held hostage by ransomware attacks
The attack starts, innocently enough, with an email. But when someone clicks the link inside, hackers quickly take over. Computers at the school, hospital, or city government are locked, and the only way for employees to get back in is to pay the attacker hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoin. Even then, there’s no guarantee they won’t do it again.
Cybersecurity experts warn that these 7 emerging technologies could put your online security at risk
With three months left in the year, 2019 has already seen an exceptional number of major cybersecurity incidents. An avalanche of hacks, breaches, and data exposures have rattled government agencies and private companies alike, and the victims are typically consumers or citizens.
According to the disclosure, Comodo said the hackers stole usernames, names and email addresses, as well as the user’s last IP address used to access the forum. Some social media handles were also stolen in the breach.
The case for certifying the cybersecurity of specific classes of devices is gaining momentum as cybersecurity professionals worry that the growing number of interdependencies between software, hardware, and online services, puts consumers and workers at risk.