FBI Uses Malware, Phishing to Track Criminals
A new report from The Washington Post details malware and phishing techniques the FBI uses to track criminals.By Mikah Sargent | December 7, 2013
As the old adage goes, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. And according to a new report from The Washington Post, that's exactly what the FBI did.
When traditional means of tracking fail or the criminal is especially skilled at evading the FBI, the bureau calls in its special team of hackers. (Via YouTube / centralvalleyreport)
A criminal by the name of "Mo" used different forms of Internet communication to issue bomb threats across the United States. The FBI was unable to identify the man and couldn’t track down a location because Mo was really good at covering his tracks. The FBI had to call in its hackers. (Via The Washington Post)