US Offers Bounty for Tips on State-Sponsored Cybercrime


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Last week, the Biden administration announced a ‘new’ Rewards for Justice program offering up to $10 million USD for information relating to those who create and perpetuate ransomware attacks against U.S. infrastructure. The program, administered by the United States Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS), promises a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification or location of any person who, while acting at the direction or under the control of a foreign government, participates in malicious cyber activities against U.S. critical infrastructure in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).

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