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Chinese hackers found and repurposed elite NSA-linked tools
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
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
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
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
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
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.