How did a Chinese APT get a U.S. hacking tool before it was leaked? Check Point has a theory.
A Chinese hacking group that has been using tools linked with the National Security Agency might have obtained at least one without breaching NSA systems.
Chinese hackers found and repurposed elite NSA-linked tools
Symantec has evidence that Chinese-linked hackers were using NSA-authored tools at least a year before they were publicly leaked by the Shadow Brokers.
Super-stealthy attackers used NSA exploit weeks before WannaCry
A more sophisticated, stealthier attacker used the same NSA-engineered cyberweapon to infiltrate the IT networks of companies across the world, including at least one publicly traded in the U.S., according to new research.
Leaked NSA tools linked to global ransomware outbreak, authorities say
Hospitals, utilities and telecoms are impacted so far. More than 75,000 detections in 99 countries have been recorded.