Threats

Note: Most of my rss feeds on this page are currently broken. Sorry about that. Please consider the “Threats” section under construction for now.

Department of State

The Dept of State has several threat rss feeds, but they aren’t always up.

        DHS

        Threat information from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including the National Terrorism Advisory System and Cybersecurity alerts.

        National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Alerts

          Cybersecurity

            DOJ and FBI

            Information from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI focused on federal law enforcement, significant cases in the news, and other alerts.

            FBI Top Stories

            • Bad News for Hacker
              on October 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

              The mastermind of a $2 million scareware scheme that targeted readers of a Minneapolis news website has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison. […]

            • New Top Ten Fugitive
              on October 11, 2018 at 9:01 am

              Lamont Stephenson, a New Jersey man wanted for murdering his fiancée, is the latest individual to be added to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. […]

            • Russian Hackers Indicted
              on October 4, 2018 at 12:06 pm

              Seven GRU military intelligence officers have been charged with hacking into the computer networks of U.S. and international organizations, including those cracking down on Russia’s state-sponsored doping activities. […]

            • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
              on October 1, 2018 at 10:49 am

              Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility, and this month serves as a reminder that each of us has a part to play in making the Internet safer and more secure. […]

            • New Top Ten Fugitive
              on September 27, 2018 at 9:41 am

              Greg Alyn Carlson, wanted for his alleged involvement in multiple armed sexual assaults, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. […]

            • 2017 Crime Statistics Released
              on September 24, 2018 at 8:30 am

              Both violent crime and property crime declined in 2017 when compared with 2016 data, according to the FBI’s annual Crime in the United States report. […]

            • Seeking Info in Cold Case Murder
              on September 24, 2018 at 7:17 am

              To spur new leads in the unsolved 1984 murder of Virginia State Police Trooper Johnny Bowman, the FBI is offering a $50,000 reward, hoping for information that will finally lead to a break in the case. […]

            • Financial Fraud
              on September 21, 2018 at 11:05 am

              A businessman dubbed the godfather of payday lending was sentenced for illegally collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in short-term loans with interest rates that approached 800 percent. […]

            • Identity Thief Sentenced
              on September 18, 2018 at 1:25 pm

              A Nevada man who stole the personally identifiable information of multiple victims from his former employer and used it to open thousands of fraudulent PayPal accounts will be spending time behind bars. […]

            • Poisonous Plot
              on September 13, 2018 at 1:59 pm

              An Oklahoma woman was sentenced for possessing the toxin ricin as part of a plot to have her ex-husband murdered, which was a case that began after a concerned citizen reported potential criminal activity to the FBI. […]

            • Remembering 9/11
              on September 10, 2018 at 2:22 pm

              Seventeen years after 9/11, the FBI is helping to raise awareness about compensation available to first responders who have fallen ill as a result of exposure to toxins in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks. […]

            • Safe Online Surfing
              on September 7, 2018 at 10:12 am

              The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge, designed for third- through eighth-grade students, has opened for the 2018-19 school year and is now available in Spanish. […]

            • Ruby Slippers Recovered
              on September 4, 2018 at 9:05 am

              A pair of ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 film ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and stolen from the actress’ namesake museum in Minnesota more than a decade ago has been recovered. […]

            • Ensuring Right to Fair Housing
              on August 31, 2018 at 10:08 am

              A Florida man was recently sentenced to a federal prison term for a civil rights violation after threatening to burn down a home that a Muslim couple was planning to buy in his neighborhood. […]

            • Seeking Victims of Sex Trafficker
              on August 29, 2018 at 11:54 am

              The FBI is seeking additional victims of convicted Seattle-area sex trafficker David Delay, who manipulated women into prostitution through promises of fame, money, and love. […]

            Kidnappings and Missing Persons

            • 2017 Crime Statistics Released
              on September 26, 2018 at 6:26 am

              Both violent crime and property crime declined in 2017 when compared with 2016 data, according to the FBI’s annual Crime in the United States report. […]

            • Second Installment of LEOKA Released
              on September 11, 2018 at 8:25 am

              The second installment of Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017, was released on on July 30 and includes statistics about officers assaulted in the line of duty. […]

            • N-DEx Helps Catch Tennessee Absconders
              on August 28, 2018 at 6:56 pm

              The FBI’s National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System is instrumental in helping the Tennessee Department of Corrections locate probation and parole absconders. […]

            • Unknown Deceased Subject Identified Thanks to Collaboration Between FBI and DHS
              on August 14, 2018 at 11:16 am

              The CJIS Division’s Special Processing Center (SPC) identified an unknown deceased subject in Ohio after submitting fingerprints to the Department of Homeland Security's IDENT System. […]

            • N-DEx Identifies Suspect in Malicious Wounding Case
              on August 1, 2018 at 12:23 pm

              The FBI’s National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System helped an investigator in West Virginia identify a previously unknown suspect who participated in the violent attack of a woman in a grocery store parking lot. […]

            • Special Processing Center Identifies Victim of 1995 Cold Case
              on July 17, 2018 at 10:46 am

              The CJIS Division’s Special Processing Center used fingerprints to identify the remains of a male victim found in New York City, bringing closure to a cold case that had been open since 1995. […]

            • N-DEx Enhances University Police Department’s Casework in California
              on July 5, 2018 at 9:00 am

              The FBI’s National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System has helped the California Polytechnic State University Police Department save hundreds of hours and enhance its casework. […]

            • LEOKA Changes Announced, 2017 Line-of-Duty Death Statistics Released
              on June 5, 2018 at 3:06 pm

              Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017 will be released in three sections. The first segment, which contains statistics for law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2017, was recently released. […]

            • NICS Specialist Prevents Sale of Firearms to Prohibited Person
              on May 22, 2018 at 2:02 pm

              A National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) liaison specialist working the NICS E-Check transfer process was instrumental in preventing a prohibited person from obtaining three firearms. […]

            • Questions NIBRS Can Answer
              on May 8, 2018 at 12:29 pm

              The National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS), a more detailed and comprehensive crime reporting system, is replacing the Summary Reporting System (SRS) on January 1, 2021. […]

            • 2017 NCIC Missing Person and Unidentified Person Statistics
              on April 24, 2018 at 11:00 am

              The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) has released its Missing Person and Unidentified Person Statistics report for calendar year 2017. […]

            • FBI Releases Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics for 2017
              on April 11, 2018 at 10:56 am

              Preliminary statistics for violent crimes and property crimes for the first six months of 2017 have been released by the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. […]

            • N-DEx Builds West Michigan Felony Fraud Investigation
              on March 27, 2018 at 11:19 am

              An officer’s use of the FBI’s National Data Exchange (N-DEx) System helped link a suspect to multiple crimes, furthered the investigation by building a larger case, and sent the offender to trial. […]

            • FBI Directors Rely on UCR Data
              on June 13, 2016 at 7:00 am

              The UCR Program has begun developing methodology to collect and publish data on police-involved shootings and use of force. […]

            • CJIS Link
              on June 2, 2016 at 10:12 am

              The CJIS Link is a publication that tells our partners about new services and system capabilities, as well as relevant changes in policy. […]

            FBI Intelligence