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How did a Chinese APT get a U.S. hacking tool before it was leaked? Check Point has a theory.

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

A Chinese hacking group that has been using tools linked with the National Security Agency might have obtained at least one without breaching NSA systems.

Former NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for theft of government info

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Hal Martin was responsible for one of the largest leaks of U.S government secrets, after it was found that the former NSA contractor possessed up to 50 terabytes of classified government documents.

Chinese hackers found and repurposed elite NSA-linked tools

by Greg Otto • 4 months 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 • 5 months 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 • 6 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 • 6 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.

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