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

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks 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 • 2 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 • 2 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.

Vietnamese hackers appear to be researching an NSA backdoor tool

by Chris Bing • 4 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 • 4 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 • 4 months ago

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

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