Senators want spies to disclose more about secret zero-day policy
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.
SSH inventor analyzes tools the CIA wrote to exploit his protocol
The CIA hacking tools called Gyrfalcon and BothanSpy, as described in documents released by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, are "effective, but surprisingly unsophisticated," according to Tatu Ylonen.
Hackers are just doing their patriotic duty, according to Putin
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
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
"Athena" is malware created by a military contractor and used by the CIA.
Researchers: WannaCry ransomware shares code with North Korean malware
The link is important, but shared code is not the same as attribution, experts warned.