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The U.S. military combined cyber and kinetic operations to hunt down ISIS last year, general says
Last week, the former commander of the anti-ISIS coalition discussed an operation in which U.S. forces and allies successfully used offensive cyber measures to hunt and defeat enemy forces. Despite the mission’s success, he said, the United States still faces a slew of challenges when confronting technologically adept nations in the cyber-dominated battlefield of the future.
Leaked NSA tools, now infecting over 200,000 machines, will be weaponized for years
"Expect more bloodbath," says one researcher.
That was fast: Thousands of computers now compromised with leaked NSA tools, researchers say
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.