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Shadow Brokers grow increasingly aggressive, threaten to dox former U.S. spy

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

In a post on social media publishing site Steemit, the group also hinted at being in possession of FBI hacking tools.

How phishing emails sent by Russian hackers produce propaganda

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

A new research report authored by the Citizen Lab shows that hackers with suspected ties to the Russian government play a vital part in international disinformation campaigns.

Researchers: WannaCry ransomware shares code with North Korean malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

The link is important, but shared code is not the same as attribution, experts warned.

Armies of pro-Trump Twitter bots are now promoting WikiLeaks' CIA dump

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

The Twitter bots we saw during the presidential campaign have found a new topic to direct their focus on.

Former NSA director: It's time to trash the federal cybersecurity hierarchy

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander told Senators Thursday that the government should undertake a massive reorganization effort that would consolidate some current cybersecurity responsibilities split between the FBI, Homeland Security Department, Defense Department and intelligence community, into a single entity.

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