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Cyxtera Technologies to acquire offensive cyber firm Immunity

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

Internet infrastructure company Cyxtera Technologies has acquired Miami-based Immunity Inc., a penetration testing technology development and vulnerability research firm founded in 2002 by former NSA analyst Dave Aitel.

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

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

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

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

by Chris Bing • 12 months ago

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

'Pegasus for Android': Newly discovered spyware allows attacker to record conversations

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Pretty sophisticated spyware was found on a few dozen Android devices.

Cyberweapons used against DNC show up on Ukrainian battlefield

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Malware used by the same Russian group accused of hacking into the DNC was found on the cellphones of Ukrainian soldiers manning artillery across the war torn country in 2014, according to cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike.

Hacker-hunting software earns Endgame nearly $19M from Air Force

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

On Wednesday, the U.S. Air Force awarded an $18.8 million cybersecurity contract to a firm laden with talent from the intelligence community. The deal comes almost one year after the publication of a report by the Air Force’s Scientific Advisory Board that warned of software vulnerabilities in the military’s digital infrastructure.

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