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Cryptocurrency company pushes back against Shadow Brokers' latest claims

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 months ago

The Shadow Brokers announced Tuesday that they will accept Zcash as payment for a monthly subscription service to access leaked NSA files. The group also raised speculation on the cryptocurrency’s ties to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the Department of Defense, and Israel.

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

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

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

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

by Chris Bing • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 4 months ago

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

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