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New York Times:
Data stolen by NSA contractor included NSA hacking tools later used by Shadow Brokers, and is largest leak of classified info, even more than Panama Papers   —  WASHINGTON — Investigators pursuing what they believe to be the largest case of mishandling classified documents in United States history …
Oct 20, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Source: email scanner installed after government order was not a modified spam filter; Yahoo's security team thought it was a rootkit when they discovered it   —  The spy tool that the US government ordered Yahoo to install on its systems last year at the behest of the NSA or the FBI was a …
Oct 7, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
US Justice Department confirms arrest of NSA contractor accused of stealing classified information   —  A government contractor has been arrested and charged with stealing highly classified information from the U.S. government, authorities announced Wednesday.
Oct 5, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
US Justice Department confirms arrest of NSA contractor accused of stealing classified information   —  The U.S. government confirmed a potentially wide-ranging breach of classified information Wednesday, disclosing that a federal contractor was secretly arrested in August …
Oct 5, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
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

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