FBI and NYPD Formed Cyber Task Force for Cyber Hackers

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This is not the good news for cyber hackers that now Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is getting more active and strict for the cyber criminals. According to the statement released by the FBI, stats that FBI and New York Police Department (NYPD) is now working together and forming a anti-terrorism task force, to trace and take down cyber hackers.

Both the US authority is watching online activities not just within the countries but also beyond the geographical boundaries. Not only this, statement claims that FBI has already teamed up with several local authorities to get down the cyber attacks, online fraud, data theft and bank robbery.

NYPD Police Commissioner William J Bratton, speaks the following statement-
“Cyber crime knows no geographical boundaries and expands the exposure to victims literally throughout the world. This task force extends the reach of law enforcement to help identify, pursue, and prosecute those who commit cybercrime wherever they may be,”
This New York-based task force is one of 45 that the FBI established in field offices nationwide as part of the Next Generation Cyber Initiative, which focuses on combating the growing threat of cyber crime.

FBI Assistant Director George Venizelos said,
“The task force model that has been successfully employed in response to bank robbery and terrorism cases is now being applied to the cyber realm. The FBI continues to develop positive working relationships with our fellow law enforcement officers in our joint efforts to tackle criminal activity, and we look forward to working with our partners at the NYPD and MTA to combat cyber crime.”

NYPD Police Commissioner William J Bratton said, 
“Cyber crime knows no geographical boundaries and expands the exposure to victims literally throughout the world. This task force extends the reach of law enforcement to help identify, pursue, and prosecute those who commit cyber crime wherever they may be. The NYPD is proud to be part of this collaboration with local, federal, and international agencies, which will help combat this threat by using modern day technology.”

Now it will be waiting to see the further announcement by the task force, and what category it will lookup. There is no discussion of the watching online cyber threats of there countries, may this will be possible, we have to wait for the further updates. 
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