Washington, DC - Cisco and Ukrainian Cyberpolice have unearthed a massive Bitcoin phishing scam. It’s said that over $50 million (in Bitcoin) was stolen by Coinhoarder, the hacker group behind the scam. They were exceedingly clever about it, too. All of this was made possible by using free SSL certificates and Google AdWords.

Washington, DC - Seasonal flu has been widespread this year, impacting millions of people across the country. It has been an especially challenging season, with high rates of hospitalization for both influenza and its complications, which include pneumonia and the exacerbation of chronic conditions such as asthma and congestive heart failure. Many schools have closed in an attempt to control the spread of the illness and doctors’ offices are packed with patients seeking diagnosis and antiviral treatment.

Washington, DC - The 4th Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit is just around the corner, and we’re excited to hear from, collaborate with, and meet our member organizations based in the D.C. area. The U.S. capital is humming with food systems activity, housing an array of organizations involved in international, domestic, and local food and agriculture work, from farms to restaurants, nonprofits, and beyond.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I wish people around the world good health, peace, and prosperity on the occasion of the Lunar New Year on February 16, 2018.

Washington, DC - New medical breakthroughs are altering how diseases are treated in ways that seemed unimaginable just a decade ago. Perhaps one of the most significant developments is the advent of new gene therapies and drugs that boost the immune system’s ability to target tumor cells. But we recognize that progress across different therapeutic areas has been uneven, including for complex neurological diseases. In part, this is because the underlying causes of severe neurological diseases may not be as well understood compared to ailments like cancer. The brain, in many respects, is the last organ system where many aspects of our understanding of the underlying biology of disease remain uncertain.

Washington, DC - Statement by President Trump on the Shooting in Parkland, Florida: