New Jersey's Synagogue in Danger

FBI warns there is currently a widespread threat to many synagogues in New Jersey

The bureau said on Thursday afternoon that they were aware of the danger to Jewish places of worship.

He said he has received "credible information" that has led to a news alert.

Locals in New Jersey should remain vigilant and the FBI said they would share more information as soon as possible.

The FBI said they were taking proactive measures while their investigations were being conducted.

The FBI said Thursday afternoon that it had received credible information about a widespread threat to gatherings in NJ

The Jewish Institute for National Security of America also revealed this afternoon that a hacking plan had been hatched by their employees.

It's not clear whether this is the same threat the FBI had indicated.