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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.

Shadow Brokers leaks show U.S. spies successfully hacked Russian, Iranian targets

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The leaks show which organizations were targeted by the NSA and what tools were used to compromise them.

Shadow Brokers leak NSA documents that may reveal operation aimed at Middle Eastern banks

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The mysterious group dropped their biggest leak yet Friday, including evidence that the NSA compromised offices connected to a global banking system in order to spy on Middle Eastern banks.

WikiLeaks is probably exaggerating what’s in its latest CIA leak

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

WikiLeaks’ latest disclosure of secret CIA hacking capabilities describes how the spy agency obfuscates certain digital espionage techniques. The transparency organization is overselling what's actually in the leaked computer code, experts say.

Health care industry is king of the malicious insider threat

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The health care sector's IT suffered from malicious insider attacks at a rate far higher than any other major industry in 2016.

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