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Joseph Menn / Reuters:
Interviews and emails show NSA backed down on two encryption techniques, Simon and Speck, it wanted as global standards amid experts' concerns and lack of trust   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency …
Sep 21, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Donald Trump authorizes elevation of US Cyber Command to the status of Unified Combatant Command, triggering a review of whether it should be separated from NSA   —  President Trump announced Friday he is boosting U.S. Cyber Command to a full combatant command, triggering a review of whether …
Aug 18, 2017, 11:12 AMIn context
New York Times:
Malware attack raises concern that the NSA has lost control over cyberweapons they developed, and that damage from the Shadow Brokers leaks could be much worse   —  Twice in the past month, National Security Agency cyberweapons stolen from its arsenal have been turned against two very different partners …
Jun 29, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Ransomware attack leveraged Windows' remote admin access tools like Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and PsExec to infect other PCs on network   —  Beyond exploits and vulnerabilities  —  When the Wannacry ransomware tore through the UK and Europe in May, there was a certain logic to the heightened scale of damage.
Jun 27, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Jun 27, 2017, 4:17 PMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
How Golan Ben-Oni, CIO of US telecom firm IDT Corporation, discovered and is drawing attention to NSA-made DoublePulsar, a more potent sister tool to WannaCry   —  NEWARK — There have been times over the last two months when Golan Ben-Oni has felt like a voice in the wilderness.
Jun 22, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
William Turton / The Outline:
Leaked recording reveals how Apple's Global Security team uses investigators, rigorous screening, and embeds security members in product teams to prevent leaks   —  SECRECY AT APPLE  —  Former NSA agents, secrecy members on product teams, and a screening apparatus bigger than the TSA.
Jun 20, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Gordon Corera / BBC:
Sources: NSA and Britain's National Cyber Security Centre link WannaCry ransomware attack to North Korean hacking group Lazarus   —  British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned.
Jun 18, 2017, 8:05 AMIn context
Zack Whittaker / ZDNet:
In wake of WannaCry, Microsoft fixes 3 flaws affecting unsupported OSes including Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 that it initially said it wouldn't patch   —  The company previously said it would not fix three outstanding exploits, but reversed course following the ransomware attack in May.
Jun 13, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / Reuters:
At a Senate hearing, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats backtracked on promise to reveal how many Americans had their communications intercepted by NSA   —  For more than a year, U.S. intelligence officials reassured lawmakers they were working to calculate and reveal roughly …
Jun 10, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context

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