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That was fast: Thousands of computers now compromised with leaked NSA tools, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

The findings by security researchers are significant because they illustrate, among other things, the rapid pace at which cybercriminals can effectively adopt and then launch cyberattacks with complex, NSA-grade weaponry.

Leaked NSA hacking tools are a hit on the dark web

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

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

Friction by design: FBI, DHS disagree on when to tell victims they’ve been hacked

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Competing interests exist between two of the predominant federal agencies tasked with stopping hackers from attacking the U.S., agency executives say. Today, this conflux of conflicting equites helps shape how and when the government will notify an American if they’ve been breached.

Leaked CIA documents show just how complicated computer warfare really is

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

According to WikiLeaks' dump, even elite hackers at the CIA have to depend on StackOverflow for answers.

Some companies listed in CIA leak have yet to receive assistance from WikiLeaks

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Microsoft has been contacted by WikiLeaks, while others — including Google — are waiting to hear from the group.

American Bar Association to offer cybersecurity insurance to law firms

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

After a year which saw multiple law firms end up in the headlines for data breaches, the American Bar Association expanded its insurance program Tuesday to offer cybersecurity coverage.