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The leaked NSA hacking tool that will wreak havoc for years to come

by Chris Bing • 2 days ago

Turns out 'EternalBlue' was a good name for the tool that could cause massive headaches for enterprises in the coming years.

Super-stealthy attackers used NSA exploit weeks before WannaCry

by Shaun Waterman • 1 week ago

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.

U.S. Army machine communicated with infrastructure used to deploy WannaCry

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

A machine tied to an IP address associated with the U.S. Army connected to a command and control infrastructure used to send out WannaCry ransomware

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

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks 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.”

Oracle databases at risk because of a leaked NSA hacking tool, researcher says

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The recent outing of leaked NSA hacking tools designed to compromise SWIFT Service Alliance servers comes with a key to pry open thousands of Oracle servers around the globe, new research suggests. A mysterious group self-named the Shadow Brokers, which has been publishing authentic internal NSA documents since last summer, shared new material on April 14 detailing an expansive U.S. espionage operation aimed at hacking into Middle Eastern SWIFT service bureaus.

Leaked NSA hacking tools are a hit on the dark web

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A shadowy cast of random hackers are now sharing, promoting and working to reverse engineer the tools in the latest Shadow Brokers dump.

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