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Hackers are just doing their patriotic duty, according to Putin

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin declares that Russia has never hacked another state, but doesn't condemn "patriotic" citizens who might take it upon themselves to do so

WikiLeaks releases new round of CIA malware documents, this time with less supporting material

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

WikiLeaks released a new set of CIA cyberwarfare documents on Thursday, marking the 10th installation in the two-month-old Vault 7 series. This publication focuses on Pandemic, a CIA project that infects networks of Windows machines through the Server Message Block (SMB) file sharing protocol with trojanized versions of software that can mean complete compromise of targeted devices. The documents date from April 2014 to January 2015.

As investigation against Assange is dropped, WikiLeaks releases new CIA malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"Athena" is malware created by a military contractor and used by the CIA.

Researchers: WannaCry ransomware shares code with North Korean malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The link is important, but shared code is not the same as attribution, experts warned.

Symantec links CIA tools to mysterious group that hacked 40 organizations globally

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

Malware linked to the CIA, according to documents published by WikiLeaks, was used to hack into government, financial, telecom, energy, aerospace, education and natural resources organizations based in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa, according to newly published research by Symantec.

Shadow Brokers re-emerge, drop large catalog of stolen NSA exploits

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

After 'going dark' in January, the group released a password Saturday that unlocks a full suite of exploits.

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