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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.

Software flaw that allowed Stuxnet virus to spread was the most exploited in 2016

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

Software updates aren’t the cybersecurity silver bullet that some computer experts make them out to be.

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.

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

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks 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.

Millions hit with banking malware using new Microsoft Word zero day

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

Millions of email users were affected by a hacking campaign exploiting a newly discovered vulnerability in Microsoft's Office suite of software applications — just days after it was controversially made public by cybersecurity outfit McAfee.

Where’s Assange? Tech firms are still waiting to receive CIA documents from Wikileaks

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A cohort of technology firms named in CIA documents that were leaked more than two weeks ago are still waiting to receive important software vulnerability information promised by WikiLeaks.