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Vietnamese hackers appear to be researching an NSA backdoor tool

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Codenamed ODDJOB, the tool was originally leaked by Shadow Brokers, but it now appears to be drawing interest from the group known as OceanLotus.

Cryptocurrency company pushes back against Shadow Brokers' latest claims

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 months ago

The Shadow Brokers announced Tuesday that they will accept Zcash as payment for a monthly subscription service to access leaked NSA files. The group also raised speculation on the cryptocurrency’s ties to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, the Department of Defense, and Israel.

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

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

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

Super-stealthy attackers used NSA exploit weeks before WannaCry

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

A more sophisticated, stealthier attacker used the same NSA-engineered cyberweapon to infiltrate the IT networks of companies across the world, including at least one publicly traded in the U.S., according to new research.

Should the government stockpile zero day software vulnerabilities?

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

Storm clouds are rising over the U.S. government's policy on software flaw disclosure after the massive WannaCry infection spread using a cyberweapon developed by the NSA, and even former agency leaders say it might be time to take a fresh look at the Vulnerability Equities Process.

Shadow Brokers return to taunt U.S. government after ransomware spread

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A mysterious group known for publishing highly classified computer code developed by the National Security Agency returned to the limelight Tuesday with a cryptic message concerning the future release of other government hacking tools and secretive information, including “network data from Russian, Chinese, Iranian, and North Korean nuclear missile programs.”

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