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U.S. Cyber Command knows its weapons may one day be used by its targets

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The idea that adversaries might reverse engineer NSA exploits is one that military leaders deal with every day. So what's being done to prevent it from happening?

Chinese hackers found and repurposed elite NSA-linked tools

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

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.

It was 'inevitable' that bombs would fall in response to a cyberattack

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Israel's targeting of alleged Hamas hackers was the first instance of a 'kinetic' response to a cyberattack. But it wasn't a surprising outcome.

China making 'rapid progress' on potency of cyber-operations, Pentagon says

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

“The threat and the challenge is persistent. The Chinese remain very aggressive in their use of cyber,” Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall G. Schriver said during a press briefing on a new report.

Quasi-Russian upstart reportedly targeted Ukraine in cyber-espionage campaign

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The campiagn is linked to the Luhansk People’s Republic, a group that declared independence from Ukraine in 2014.

New APT group TajMahal operates as a 'full-blown spying network,' Kaspersky says

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Researchers have only identified a diplomatic entity from a country in Central Asia as the victim, though its likely others exist.

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