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These scammers claim to have videos of your most private moments

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The threat intelligence company Digital Shadows examined 790,000 "sextortion" attempts sent to 89,000 email recipients to find that digital con artists typically build their bogus stories on existing information about real hacks.

'Next generation' of Silicon Valley leaders more willing to work with feds, former Pentagon chief says

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Ashton Carter, who was President Barack Obama's secretary of Defense, seemed to suggest that the complex relationship between national security agencies and the private sector has turned a corner in recent years.

NSA contractor pleads guilty to charge of hoarding troves of classified docs

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A former U.S. defense contractor who spent nearly two decades mishandling classified information at the NSA and other intelligence agencies has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of illegal retention of national security information.

Shadow Brokers grow increasingly aggressive, threaten to dox former U.S. spy

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

In a post on social media publishing site Steemit, the group also hinted at being in possession of FBI hacking tools.

Global ransomware outbreak spread in part due to NSA-linked hacking tool

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

EternalBlue's role in the ransomware outbreak shows that leaked NSA tools will be a problem for the foreseeable future.

Cryptocurrency company pushes back against Shadow Brokers' latest claims

by Cassandra Stephenson • 3 years 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.

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