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Alleged NSA leaker seeks to subpoena major cybersecurity companies, intel agencies

by Mark Satter • 7 months ago

A 26-year old former NSA contractor, who is accused of leaking classified documents, is looking to subpoena some of the largest cybersecurity firms in the industry as part of her defense against the government.

Case against alleged hoarder of NSA documents gets tougher for federal prosecutors

by Michelai Graham • 8 months ago

Prosecutors may be facing an uphill battle in their case against a former NSA contractor who was hoarding classified information in his Maryland home.

Russian hacking group Fancy Bear prepares to attack Winter Olympics, U.S. Senate

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

A hacking group heavily linked to the Russian government is attempting to steal Senate email login details and also appears to be preparing to disrupt the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, based on new research by cybersecurity firms TrendMicro and ThreatConnect.

NSA contractor pleads guilty to charge of hoarding troves of classified docs

by Chris Bing • 10 months ago

A former U.S. defense contractor who spent nearly two decades mishandling classified information at the NSA and other intelligence agencies has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of illegal retention of national security information.

White House defends NSA, thanks Microsoft, Facebook for countering North Korean hackers

by Chris Bing • 10 months ago

White House Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert personally thanked Microsoft and Facebook for helping counter North Korean hackers during a high profile press conference Tuesday morning.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

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

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