Rewards for Justice program

An Iranian flag waves in a wind outside the Vienna International Centre hosting the United Nations (UN) headquarters and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as the socalled EU 5+1 talks with Iran take place in Vienna, on July 3, 2014. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR/AFP via Getty Images)

Iranian nationals charged with hacking U.S. companies, Treasury and State departments

$10 million rewards offered for information regarding the accused, who are allegedly connected to a pair of IRGC front companies.
The State Department announced its $10 million bounty for details on Conti members at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas in August and promoted the reward on casino chips with QR codes. (Photo by AJ Vicens/CyberScoop)

State Department bounty program for cybercriminal tips has ‘born fruit,’ top FBI official says

A top FBI cyber official says the program encourages people with intimate knowledge of cybercrime to report details to the U.S. government.