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In the opaque world of government hacking, private firms grapple with allegiances

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Cybersecurity companies are becoming increasingly capable of burning intelligence collection efforts by governments, But with this new found influence, what responsibilities do they hold?

Kaspersky's 'Slingshot' report burned an ISIS-focused intelligence operation

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

CyberScoop has learned that Kaspersky research recently exposed an active, U.S.-led counterterrorism cyber-espionage operation used to target ISIS and Al-Qaeda members.

Kaspersky uncovers sophisticated cyber-espionage operation across Africa and Middle East

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 8 months ago

Kaspersky says the threat is likely the work of a nation-state.

Why Eugene Kaspersky keeps talking about 'Project Sauron'

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

Kaspersky Lab founder and CEO Eugene Kaspersky says he's figured out why the U.S. government hates his company.

Kaspersky: NSA worker's computer was packed with malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 11 months ago

"It is possible that the [NSA] user could have leaked information to many hands," Kaspersky's investigation concluded.

Shadow Brokers return to taunt U.S. government after ransomware spread

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

A mysterious group known for publishing highly classified computer code developed by the National Security Agency returned to the limelight Tuesday with a cryptic message concerning the future release of other government hacking tools and secretive information, including “network data from Russian, Chinese, Iranian, and North Korean nuclear missile programs.”

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