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Reuters:
Sources: NSA operative left “Shadow Brokers” hacking tools on remote server 3 years ago, admitted error shortly after, but NSA did not inform affected companies   —  A U.S. investigation into a leak of hacking tools used by the National Security Agency is focusing on a theory …
Sep 22, 2016, 6:15 PMIn context
Eduard Kovacs / SecurityWeek:
Scan shows 840K+ Cisco devices have NSA-linked flaw discovered from a Shadow Brokers leak; most of the affected Cisco IOS software versions remain unpatched   —  An IOS software vulnerability identified recently by Cisco while analyzing the firewall exploits leaked by the group calling itself Shadow Brokers …
Sep 22, 2016, 8:35 AMIn context
Bruce Schneier / Vox:
Shadow Brokers leak shows how NSA's tendency to hoard vulnerabilities instead of reporting them is putting our devices and networks at risk   —  The National Security Agency is lying to us.  We know that because of data stolen from an NSA server was dumped on the internet.
Aug 28, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Email and file encryption service Virtru, built by ex-NSA engineer, raises $29M Series A led by Bessemer Venture Partners   —  Talk about being at the right place and at the right time.  Following revelations of government spying, data breaches, malicious hacking, identity theft and other online threats …
Aug 22, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Mitch Prothero / BuzzFeed:
Belgian officials asked NSA for help in snooping on bulk cellphone metadata from a terrorist's funeral, which helped in catching Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam   —  A breakthrough in the four-month-long manhunt for key suspect in the Paris attacks only came when Belgian officials asked the NSA for assistance …
Aug 21, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researchers reveal how the NSA used BenignCertain exploit to remotely extract decryption keys from Cisco's PIX firewalls for a decade   —  Exploit against Cisco's PIX line of firewalls remotely extracted crypto keys.  —  In a revelation that shows how the National Security Agency was able …
Aug 20, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Sam Biddle / The Intercept:
Previously unreleased Snowden documents confirm ShadowBrokers leak contains authentic NSA software that was used to attack systems in Pakistan and Lebanon   —  On Monday, a hacking group calling itself the “ShadowBrokers” announced an auction for what it claimed were “cyber weapons” made by the NSA.
Aug 19, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
Cisco And Fortinet Confirm Flaws Exposed By Self-Proclaimed NSA Hackers   —  American firewall companies Cisco and Fortinet have issued warnings and fixes for bugs exposed by the Shadow Brokers, who claimed this weekend to have breached the Equation Group, believed to be an NSA operation.
Aug 17, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
John Biggs / TechCrunch:
Hackers post malware allegedly from NSA-linked Equation Group in online auction; Wikileaks says it will publish the tools; Snowden tweets likely explanations   —  In what Edward Snowden deems “not unprecedented,” hackers calling themselves the Shadow Brokers have collected NSA-created malware from a staging server run by the
Aug 16, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
The Intercept:
New Zealand intel requested and received emails, Facebook chats of Fiji pro-democracy activists from NSA; first publicly confirmed PRISM target is a NZ citizen   —  Tony Fullman is a middle-aged former tax man and a pro-democracy activist.  But four years ago, a botched operation launched …
Aug 14, 2016, 11:45 PMIn context

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