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Former NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for theft of government info
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.
Pentagon cyber contractor charged for allegedly threatening to kill member of Congress
The contractor allegedly was motivated by a bill that would require public school vaccinations.
BitPaymer targets 15 U.S. organizations in 3 months, researchers say
The findings by Morphisec are the latest example of how a methodical set of crooks are using an insidious ransomware.
Active Chinese hacking campaign targeted diplomats from Slovakia, South America
The timing of the attacks on Slovakia coincided with possible business investment from a Chinese steel giant.
10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year
Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).
FaceApp isn't taking all of your photos, but the privacy concerns are very real
From shady fine print to Russian law, FaceApp's geriatric filter may not be worth all the fun.