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Leaked NSA tools, now infecting over 200,000 machines, will be weaponized for years

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 day ago

"Expect more bloodbath," says one researcher.

That was fast: Thousands of computers now compromised with leaked NSA tools, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

The findings by security researchers are significant because they illustrate, among other things, the rapid pace at which cybercriminals can effectively adopt and then launch cyberattacks with complex, NSA-grade weaponry.

Oracle databases at risk because of a leaked NSA hacking tool, researcher says

by Chris Bing • 5 days ago

The recent outing of leaked NSA hacking tools designed to compromise SWIFT Service Alliance servers comes with a key to pry open thousands of Oracle servers around the globe, new research suggests. A mysterious group self-named the Shadow Brokers, which has been publishing authentic internal NSA documents since last summer, shared new material on April 14 detailing an expansive U.S. espionage operation aimed at hacking into Middle Eastern SWIFT service bureaus.

Leaked NSA hacking tools are a hit on the dark web

by Chris Bing • 6 days ago

A shadowy cast of random hackers are now sharing, promoting and working to reverse engineer the tools in the latest Shadow Brokers dump.

Shadow Brokers latest leak a gold mine for both criminals and researchers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

Security researchers are learning how the NSA operates while criminals are starting to take the tools for a spin on the open web.

Shadow Brokers leaks show U.S. spies successfully hacked Russian, Iranian targets

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

The leaks show which organizations were targeted by the NSA and what tools were used to compromise them.