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Chinese hackers found and repurposed elite NSA-linked tools

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

Symantec has evidence that Chinese-linked hackers were using NSA-authored tools at least a year before they were publicly leaked by the Shadow Brokers.

How companies – and the hackers themselves – could respond to the OilRig leak

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

An unknown person or group started doxing the people behind OilRig sometime last month.

Ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty to vast classified data leak, faces 9 years in prison

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The staggering leak was one of several damaging disclosures of NSA secrets in recent years.

Ex-NSA contractor set to plead guilty for theft of top secret information

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

Harold Martin's trial was scheduled to start in June, but a rearraignment has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday in Baltimore, Maryland.

Hal Martin's defense says prosecutors have yet to provide essential evidence

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The former NSA contractor's lawyers say they can't properly defend him against charges of stealing government material unless they are given proper access to information seized on hard drives taken from Martin's home.

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

by Chris Bing • 1 year 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.

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