Expert On News: US Offers $10 Million for Tips on Foreign Hackers

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Jul 16, 2021 05:05 am PST

The United States has announced a bounty of $10 million for tips to help take down foreign cybercriminals, according to Reuters. The State Department will offer a reward of up to $10 million for information that can identify or locate malicious cyber actors working at the behest of a foreign government to target critical U.S. infrastructure. In a statement, the U.S. State Department said that “certain malicious cyber operations targeting U.S. critical infrastructure may violate the CFAA (Computer Fraud and Abuse Act)” and that it has “set up a Dark Web (Tor-based) tips-reporting channel to protect the safety and security of potential sources.