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

by Chris Bing • 7 months 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.

Meet the French researcher the Shadow Brokers keep calling out

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

A 29-year-old French security researcher and entrepreneur, Matthieu Suiche is one of the foremost experts when it comes to the peculiar group.

Leaked NSA tools were once again used in a global ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 9 months ago

A tool leaked by The Shadow Brokers was found to be used in the 'BadRabbit' attack.

Senators want spies to disclose more about secret zero-day policy

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee hopes to learn more about how American spies handle the disclosure of software vulnerabilities continuously discovered by the 16 spy agencies, which are occasionally used as a weak point to hack into computer networks.

WannaCry's bitcoins were converted to Monero, researchers say

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 12 months ago

The responsible parties may have relied on Monero since it hides both ends of a transaction, as well as the amount.

Shadow Brokers investigation is focusing on former NSA insider

by Chris Bing • 12 months ago

The probe includes the threat of a current intelligence community employee being connected to the Shadow Brokers, who have leaked NSA tools over the past year.

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