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NSA has been tracking bitcoin users since 2013

by Mark Satter • 2 days ago

The NSA reportedly tracked bitcoin users by collecting sensitive information from their computers, including passwords, internet activity, and other unique identifiers.

Kaspersky's 'Slingshot' report burned an ISIS-focused intelligence operation

by Chris Bing • 2 days ago

CyberScoop has learned that Kaspersky research recently exposed an active, U.S.-led counterterrorism cyber-espionage operation used to target ISIS and Al-Qaeda members.

Trump's NSA nominee promises to 'follow the law' in 2nd confirmation hearing

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

Gen. Paul Nakasone, the former head of Army Cyber Command, glided through a lackluster confirmation hearing Thursday to the top of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, putting him in the unique and powerful position of guiding both U.S.-backed cyber-espionage and warfare.

Lawmakers to generals: Tell us the policies you need to launch cyberattacks

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

During a Senate Armed Service Committee hearing Tuesday, the country's top cyber warfare generals answered questions and provided status updates on their forces.

Another well-known hacking group using leaked NSA hacking tools

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

Most of the tools used by Chafer, including SMB hacking tools like EternalBlue, were stolen from the NSA and are freely available on the public internet.

NSA chief ripped by Congress for cyberwar process he doesn't control

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Neither President Donald Trump nor Secretary of Defense James Mattis has specifically directed Adm. Mike Rogers to “disrupt Russian cyberthreats where they originate."

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