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SiliconANGLE
No More Ransom initiative releases tool to decrypt Wildfire variant of ransomwarefrom the No More Ransom initiative, a collaborative project between Europol, th
No More Ransom initiative releases tool to decrypt Wildfire variant of ransomware
SiliconANGLE / Posted 21 hours ago
from the No More Ransom initiative, a collaborative project between Europol, the Dutch National Police, Intel Security, and Kaspersky Lab that provides keys for unlocking files encrypted by various strains of ransomware. According to Intel... Read more
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New Kerala
Cybercriminals recruit insiders to attack telecom providers - newkerala.com #109612underground channels or blackmailing staff using compromising information gathe
Cybercriminals recruit insiders to attack telecom providers - newkerala.com #109612
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
underground channels or blackmailing staff using compromising information gathered from open sources - according to a Kaspersky Lab intelligence report into security threats facing the telecommunications industry. Telecommunications providers... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Super-Sophisticated Spyware Spotted After 5-Year RunSymantec and Kaspersky Lab last week separately announced the discovery of a hi
Super-Sophisticated Spyware Spotted After 5-Year Run
LinuxInsider.com / Posted yesterday
Symantec and Kaspersky Lab last week separately announced the discovery of a highly sophisticated advanced persistent threat that had eluded security researchers for at least five years. A previously unknown group called "Strider" has been using... Read more
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iafrica.com
Men can't leave their phones alone - studyAccording to a study conducted on behalf of Kaspersky Labs, men can barely leav
Men can't leave their phones alone - study
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
According to a study conducted on behalf of Kaspersky Labs, men can barely leave their phones alone while women show a bit more restraint. "An experiment conducted on behalf of Kaspersky Lab by the Universities of Würzburg and Nottingham-Trent found... Read more
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Fortune
How Intel and Others Are Fighting the Ransomware EpidemicIntelintc and the security firm Kaspersky Lab have released tools for freeing f
How Intel and Others Are Fighting the Ransomware Epidemic
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Intelintc and the security firm Kaspersky Lab have released tools for freeing files that are being held to ransom by a nasty piece of malware called Wildfire. Wildfire is a variant of ransomware—the rapidly growing phenomenon where attackers trick... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Super-Sophisticated Spyware Spotted After 5-Year RunSymantec and Kaspersky Lab last week separately announced the discovery of a hi
Super-Sophisticated Spyware Spotted After 5-Year Run
E-Commerce Times / Posted 2 days ago
Symantec and Kaspersky Lab last week separately announced the discovery of a highly sophisticated advanced persistent threat that had eluded security researchers for at least five years. A previously unknown group called "Strider" has been using... Read more
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International Business Times
Telecom industry 'top target' for cyberattacks by hackers luring insiders to gain access to systemsthem, as part of their malicious "toolset" to help breach telecom providers' se
Telecom industry 'top target' for cyberattacks by hackers luring insiders to gain access to systems
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
them, as part of their malicious "toolset" to help breach telecom providers' security and conduct attacks. According to Kaspersky Lab, telecom providers are attractive targets for cybercriminals and state-sponsored hackers as they collectively... Read more
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The Register
Kaspersky launches its own OS on Russian routersKaspersky Labs has finished building its eponymously-named operating system aft
Kaspersky launches its own OS on Russian routers
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
Kaspersky Labs has finished building its eponymously-named operating system after four years of quiet development. Little information about the OS has made it onto the English-speaking side of the internet. Kaspersky Labs Russia told Vulture South... Read more
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iafrica.com
Ransomware targeting more businesseswhich encrypts a user's files and holds them for ransom is targeting small busi
Ransomware targeting more businesses
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
which encrypts a user's files and holds them for ransom is targeting small businesses more and more, according to Kaspersky Lab. The company said that crypto-ransomware the number of attacks targeting the corporate sector between 2015 and... Read more
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International Business Times
New Snowden documents confirm leaked cyberweapons do belong to the NSAa second encrypted file, selling its decryption key for a massive 1m bitcoin (o
New Snowden documents confirm leaked cyberweapons do belong to the NSA
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
a second encrypted file, selling its decryption key for a massive 1m bitcoin (over $550m). Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, which previously described the Equation Group as one of the most advanced hacking groups in the world, found... Read more
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Business Wire
Global Industrial Control Systems Security Market 2016-2020 with Cisco Systems, Fortinet, Kaspersky Lab & Symantec Dominatingfirewalls, lack of network segmentation, and unsecured remote access. Key vend
Global Industrial Control Systems Security Market 2016-2020 with Cisco Systems, Fortinet, Kaspersky Lab & Symantec Dominating
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
firewalls, lack of network segmentation, and unsecured remote access. Key vendors - Cisco Systems - Fortinet - Kaspersky Lab - Symantec Other prominent vendors - Booz Allen Hamilton - Brocade Communications Systems - Citrix... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
After the NSA hack: Cybersecurity in an even more vulnerable worldof computers as opposed to the hundreds of thousands or even tens of millions o
After the NSA hack: Cybersecurity in an even more vulnerable world
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
of computers as opposed to the hundreds of thousands or even tens of millions of machines hacked in other major attacks. Kaspersky Lab reports that China and Russia are among the countries most infected by the Equation Group’s hacking tools.... Read more
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The Washington Times
Cisco warns customers of severe vulnerability through NSA-linked Equation Group leakto the kingdom,” a former TAO employee told The Washington Post this week on co
Cisco warns customers of severe vulnerability through NSA-linked Equation Group leak
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
to the kingdom,” a former TAO employee told The Washington Post this week on condition of anonymity. In a 2015 report, Kaspersky Lab said its security researchers had uncovered “a threat actor that surpasses anything known in terms of... Read more
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ABC News
In 'Bizarre' NSA-Linked Hacking Saga, Some Exploits Prove Realknown as the Equation Group. The Equation Group was first identified in Februar
In 'Bizarre' NSA-Linked Hacking Saga, Some Exploits Prove Real
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
known as the Equation Group. The Equation Group was first identified in February 2015 by the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, which recently described it as the "apex predator" of the hacking world. In its initial report, Kaspersky... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Is your supply chain your biggest cyber threat?were rendered null and void by what was essentially an insider threat. As Davi
Is your supply chain your biggest cyber threat?
Computer Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
were rendered null and void by what was essentially an insider threat. As David Emm, Principal Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab, explains, it is easy for the small businesses to assume they are not a target. But they “typically don’t have... Read more
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The Register
Scared of mobile bankingadoption of mobile banking services during a time where mobile device usage is
Scared of mobile banking
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
adoption of mobile banking services during a time where mobile device usage is exploding, according to survey sponsors Kaspersky Lab. Self-service banking usage can drive revenue and reduce transactional costs for banks, hence the push towards... Read more
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Mashable
Edward Snowden: Equation Group hack is a warning from Russia to the U.S.sponsored cyber weapons" and their release is a fight against the secret system
Edward Snowden: Equation Group hack is a warning from Russia to the U.S.
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
sponsored cyber weapons" and their release is a fight against the secret systems of "wealthy elites." The Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab has repeatedly detailed the link between Equation Group and an organization like NSA, although Shadow Brokers... Read more
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The Register
Snowden says Russia ‘probably responsible’ for NSA hackby networking firms Cisco and Fortinet to release patches in response to Shadow
Snowden says Russia ‘probably responsible’ for NSA hack
The Register / Posted 7 days ago
by networking firms Cisco and Fortinet to release patches in response to Shadow Brokers’ leak. A similar analysis by Kaspersky Lab led analysts to conclude "with a high degree of confidence that the tools from the Shadow Brokers leak are... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Leak of NSA Hacking Tools Raises Questions of Who Did It and Whyof tools and techniques to infiltrate computer systems’ firewalls, with the fil
Leak of NSA Hacking Tools Raises Questions of Who Did It and Why
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 7 days ago
of tools and techniques to infiltrate computer systems’ firewalls, with the files dating to late 2013, according to Kaspersky Lab, a software security firm. The contents are open for the taking. The second trove, though, remains locked with... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scramblingthe tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful col
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
the tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful collective of hackers exposed by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab in 2015. Others have linked the Equation Group to the NSA's hacking arm, although such claims are... Read more
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International Business Times
Cisco and Fortinet confirm flaws exposed in 'NSA hack', issue patches to counter malwarepersonnel recently confirmed that the leak of advanced hacking tools does seem
Cisco and Fortinet confirm flaws exposed in 'NSA hack', issue patches to counter malware
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
personnel recently confirmed that the leak of advanced hacking tools does seem to be authentic. Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab also found that hundreds of tools from the leak do "share a strong connection" to the malware from the Equation... Read more
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Island Packet
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scramblingthe tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful col
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
the tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful collective of hackers exposed by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab in 2015. Others have linked the Equation Group to the NSA's hacking arm, although such claims are... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scramblingthe tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful col
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
the tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful collective of hackers exposed by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab in 2015. Others have linked the Equation Group to the NSA's hacking arm, although such claims are... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scramblingthe tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful col
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
the tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful collective of hackers exposed by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab in 2015. Others have linked the Equation Group to the NSA's hacking arm, although such claims are... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scramblingthe tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful col
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
the tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful collective of hackers exposed by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab in 2015. Others have linked the Equation Group to the NSA's hacking arm, although such claims are... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scramblingthe tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful col
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 8 days ago
the tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful collective of hackers exposed by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab in 2015. Others have linked the Equation Group to the NSA's hacking arm, although such claims are... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scramblingthe tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful col
'Auction' of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
the tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful collective of hackers exposed by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab in 2015. Others have linked the Equation Group to the NSA's hacking arm, although such claims are... Read more
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Salon.com
‘Auction’ of NSA tools sends security companies scramblingthe tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful col
‘Auction’ of NSA tools sends security companies scrambling
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
the tools were stolen from the Equation Group, the name given to a powerful collective of hackers exposed by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab in 2015. Others have linked the Equation Group to the NSA’s hacking arm, although such claims are... Read more
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The Register
Cisco confirms two of the Shadow Brokers' vulnerabilities are realShadow Brokers are for real. Does this mean the NSA has been hacked, however? C
Cisco confirms two of the Shadow Brokers' vulnerabilities are real
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
Shadow Brokers are for real. Does this mean the NSA has been hacked, however? Certainly not. On Tuesday, investigators at Kaspersky Lab toldThe Reg that the code released by the Shadow Brokers does bear the hallmark of the Equation Group's code,... Read more
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FOX News
NSA's website goes down amid hacking fearsbelieve this is the aim of The Shadow Brokers. The group was first linked to th
NSA's website goes down amid hacking fears
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
believe this is the aim of The Shadow Brokers. The group was first linked to the NSA last year in a lengthy report by Kaspersky Lab – a Moscow software security firm, whose co-founder recently joined the board of trustees at a Russian tech... Read more
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The Hill
'Ghoul' hackers targeting industrial businessesmany attacks in the wild targeting industrial, manufacturing and engineering or
'Ghoul' hackers targeting industrial businesses
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
many attacks in the wild targeting industrial, manufacturing and engineering organizations,” wrote Kaspersky in a blog post reporting the attack. “Kaspersky Lab recommends users to be extra cautious while checking and opening emails and attachmen... Read more
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International Business Times
Pharmaceutical and manufacturing firms hit by 'Operation Ghoul' hack attackin over 30 countries across the world with the aim of stealing financial data h
Pharmaceutical and manufacturing firms hit by 'Operation Ghoul' hack attack
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
in over 30 countries across the world with the aim of stealing financial data has been exposed by security researchers at Kaspersky Lab. The cybercriminals behind the campaign, dubbed Operation Ghoul, have reportedly attacked over 130 businesses... Read more
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The Register
Profit-hungry Ghouls raid corporate networks worldwideattacks use the tactics of cyberspies but are more likely to be the work of pro
Profit-hungry Ghouls raid corporate networks worldwide
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
attacks use the tactics of cyberspies but are more likely to be the work of profit-motivated cybercrooks, according to Kaspersky Lab. Using spear-phishing emails and malware based on commercial spyware kit, hackers are using the attacks to... Read more
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The Washington Times
NSA files compromised in Equation Group hack; former agency employees say leak is legitimateearlier this week, security experts now say the file appear to be actual exploi
NSA files compromised in Equation Group hack; former agency employees say leak is legitimate
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
earlier this week, security experts now say the file appear to be actual exploits from the NSA’s arsenal of cyber weapons. Kaspersky Lab, a Moscow-based security firm that revealed the Equation Group’s existence in a 2015 report, said that the file... Read more
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International Business Times
NSA website mysteriously went offline following cyberweapons hacklikely to be "analyst-side code", adding it is "the kind that probably never le
NSA website mysteriously went offline following cyberweapons hack
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
likely to be "analyst-side code", adding it is "the kind that probably never leaves the NSA". Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, which first exposed the Equation Group last year, has said that hundreds of the tools appear to be in line... Read more
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iafrica.com
Particularly nasty Android malware uncoveredKaspersky Lab has revealed a "gratuitous act of violence" in the form of Androi
Particularly nasty Android malware uncovered
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Kaspersky Lab has revealed a "gratuitous act of violence" in the form of Android malware which can target users browsing their favourite sites. The malware is a banking Trojan named Svpeng which can be delivered with no interaction from the user,... Read more
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International Business Times
NSA-linked group's leaked hacking tools legitimate, former NSA personnel and Kaspersky confirm who saw the file as well said, "From what I saw, there was no doubt in my mind
NSA-linked group's leaked hacking tools legitimate, former NSA personnel and Kaspersky confirm
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
who saw the file as well said, "From what I saw, there was no doubt in my mind that it was legitimate." Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has also found that "several hundred tools" from the leak do "share a strong connection" with their previous... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Super-Sophisticated Spyware Spotted After 5-Year Run | MalwareSymantec and Kaspersky Lab last week separately announced the discovery of a hi
Super-Sophisticated Spyware Spotted After 5-Year Run | Malware
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 9 days ago
Symantec and Kaspersky Lab last week separately announced the discovery of a highly sophisticated advanced persistent threat that had eluded security researchers for at least five years. A previously unknown group called "Strider" has been using... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Suspected spycraft, not hacktivism, swirls around alleged NSA hackthe Shadow Brokers are offering no guarantees with their auction, the sale prob
Suspected spycraft, not hacktivism, swirls around alleged NSA hack
Computer World Australia / Posted 9 days ago
the Shadow Brokers are offering no guarantees with their auction, the sale probably isn’t a scam. On Tuesday, security firm Kaspersky Lab found further evidence that Shadow Brokers did indeed steal files from the Equation Group. Join the... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Hackers Use Google's Ad Network To Spread "Fake Login" Malwarehas even found its way onto Google's AdSense network, according to a report on
Hackers Use Google's Ad Network To Spread "Fake Login" Malware
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
has even found its way onto Google's AdSense network, according to a report on Monday from Moscow-based security firm Kaspersky Lab. The weapon would automatically download when users visited certain Russian news sites, without requiring users... Read more
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Ars Technica
Confirmed: hacking tool leak came from “omnipotent” NSA-tied groupto those in software used by the state-sponsored Equation Group, according to a
Confirmed: hacking tool leak came from “omnipotent” NSA-tied group
Ars Technica / Posted 9 days ago
to those in software used by the state-sponsored Equation Group, according to a just-published report from security firm Kaspersky Lab. "While we cannot surmise the attacker's identity or motivation nor where or how this pilfered trove came to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to USof hackers, which some have tied to the powerful US spy agency. The Equation G
Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to US
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
of hackers, which some have tied to the powerful US spy agency. The Equation Group was exposed last year by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab, which described it at the time as a "God of cyber espionage". Many have since speculated that the NSA is... Read more
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The Washington Times
WikiLeaks unveils plans to publish ‘cyber weapons’ stolen in Equation Group hackTuesday. Equation Group was attributed as a division of the NSA following the
WikiLeaks unveils plans to publish ‘cyber weapons’ stolen in Equation Group hack
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday. Equation Group was attributed as a division of the NSA following the publication of a 2015 report released by Kaspersky Lab, a Moscow-based cybersecurity firm, in which the hacking unit was labeled “a threat actor that surpasses... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Snowden points to Russia over exposure of 'NSA' toolsParticularly if any of those operations targeted elections." The Equation Grou
Snowden points to Russia over exposure of 'NSA' tools
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Particularly if any of those operations targeted elections." The Equation Group was exposed last year by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab, which described it at the time as a "god of cyber-espionage". Many have since speculated that the NSA is... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to USan address registered by the Shadow Brokers were not returned. The Equation Gr
Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to US
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 9 days ago
an address registered by the Shadow Brokers were not returned. The Equation Group was exposed last year by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab, which described it at the time as a "God of cyberespionage." Many have since speculated that the NSA is behind... Read more
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CBS News
Snowden: Alleged NSA hack could be warning from Moscowan address registered by the Shadow Brokers were not returned. The Equation Gr
Snowden: Alleged NSA hack could be warning from Moscow
CBS News / Posted 9 days ago
an address registered by the Shadow Brokers were not returned. The Equation Group was exposed last year by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab, which described it at the time as a "God of cyberespionage." Many have since speculated that the NSA is behind... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to USan address registered by the Shadow Brokers were not returned. The Equation Gr
Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to US
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
an address registered by the Shadow Brokers were not returned. The Equation Group was exposed last year by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab, which described it at the time as a "God of cyberespionage." Many have since speculated that the NSA is behind... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Hacking group Shadow Brokers claim to have stolen NSA-linked spy toolsstolen files. The group noted that if it gets one million Bitcoins they will r
Hacking group Shadow Brokers claim to have stolen NSA-linked spy tools
Computer Business Review / Posted 9 days ago
stolen files. The group noted that if it gets one million Bitcoins they will release the tools for free to all. In 2015, Kaspersky Lab accused the Equation Group, said to be a collection of hackers, of using techniques and tools very similar to... Read more
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International Business Times
Who stole the NSA's cyberweapons, what can they do and what will happen next? group of hackers, branded as "one of the most sophisticated cyberattack groups
Who stole the NSA's cyberweapons, what can they do and what will happen next?
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
group of hackers, branded as "one of the most sophisticated cyberattack groups in the world" by security experts at Kaspersky Lab, then released one file as proof of legitimacy and another that would be 'auctioned' off for a massive 1m... Read more
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Boston Herald
Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to UShackers, which some have tied to the powerful U.S. spy agency. The Equation Gr
Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA tools may be warning to US
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
hackers, which some have tied to the powerful U.S. spy agency. The Equation Group was exposed last year by antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab, which described it at the time as a "God of cyberespionage." Many have since speculated that the NSA is behind... Read more
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