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Reuters
Iran detects malware in petrochemical plants, says not linked to recent firescountries. The United States and Israel covertly sabotaged Iran's nuclear progr
Iran detects malware in petrochemical plants, says not linked to recent fires
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
countries. The United States and Israel covertly sabotaged Iran's nuclear program in 2009 and 2010 with the now-famous Stuxnet computer virus, which destroyed Iranian centrifuges that were enriching uranium. The National Cyberspace Council... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Where Clinton And Trump Stand On Cybersecurity And Privacystranger to cyber war in action: She was secretary of state during the later ye
Where Clinton And Trump Stand On Cybersecurity And Privacy
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
stranger to cyber war in action: She was secretary of state during the later years of and fallout from the malware known as Stuxnet, a secret project by the U.S. and Israel to disable Iranian uranium facilities. The State Department was not involved... Read more
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The Hill
Winter is here: The cyber cold war is no longer a secretgroundwork for attacks long ago as a “just in case” measure. We’ve seen this ty
Winter is here: The cyber cold war is no longer a secret
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
groundwork for attacks long ago as a “just in case” measure. We’ve seen this type of activity before with the revelation of Stuxnet, a virus thought to be the first public act of cyber warfare to cause physical damage (and that has been rumored to... Read more
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Business Wire
Increasing Smart Grid Deployments in Power Sector to Drive the Global Industrial Control Systems Security Market Through 2020, Says Technavioin investments in various sectors, including energy and manufacturing. As the t
Increasing Smart Grid Deployments in Power Sector to Drive the Global Industrial Control Systems Security Market Through 2020, Says Technavio
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
in investments in various sectors, including energy and manufacturing. As the threats against the industries, such as Stuxnet and Flame, are increasingly becoming sophisticated, all companies use an ICS security solution installed on their ICS... Read more
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Computer Business Review
As France and Germany wade into encryption debate, are we sleepwalking into Orwell's 1984?on citizens, many of whom have committed no crime or infringement, without thei
As France and Germany wade into encryption debate, are we sleepwalking into Orwell's 1984?
Computer Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
on citizens, many of whom have committed no crime or infringement, without their knowledge or consent.” Bocek said. “Take Stuxnet, for example: here, we saw the US government creating a vulnerability that leveraged misused keys and certificates... Read more
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Daily Herald
How long is too long to go undetected?to the US Air Force. Classifying a threat as an APT versus another mundane piec
How long is too long to go undetected?
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
to the US Air Force. Classifying a threat as an APT versus another mundane piece of malware is a subjective exercise. Stuxnet was a paradigm changing event and is a great example of a highly engineered APT. Stuxnet was a highly targeted attack... Read more
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Ars Technica
NSA-linked Cisco exploit poses bigger threat than previously thoughtthe code all but prove the attacks belonged to the Equation Group, an elite hac
NSA-linked Cisco exploit poses bigger threat than previously thought
Ars Technica / Posted 3 days ago
the code all but prove the attacks belonged to the Equation Group, an elite hacking crew with ties to the NSA-sponsored Stuxnet and Flame malware that targeted Iran and the Middle East. Michael Toecker, an engineer at a firm called Context... Read more
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Daily Herald
Experts compare Trump's, Clinton's cybersecurity policieshe claimed that the United States was way behind on cybersecurity -- seemed to
Experts compare Trump's, Clinton's cybersecurity policies
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
he claimed that the United States was way behind on cybersecurity -- seemed to show Trump was unaware of things like the Stuxnet attack, a cyberattack on Iranian nuclear facilities thought to be the work of the United States and Israel, she... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
It’s Not China We Need to Worry About — it’s the USto deliver malicious payloads to the victims.’ There are even strong links bet
It’s Not China We Need to Worry About — it’s the US
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 5 days ago
to deliver malicious payloads to the victims.’ There are even strong links between Equation and the group that created the Stuxnet virus (widely recognised as the US). But Kaspersky also notes Equation, in these links act from ‘a position of... Read more
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CIO
Shared code in Snowden leaks and NSA breach support hackers' claimsexperts already knew, added Jonathan Sander, vice president at Lieberman Softwa
Shared code in Snowden leaks and NSA breach support hackers' claims
CIO / Posted 5 days ago
experts already knew, added Jonathan Sander, vice president at Lieberman Software, another security vendor. "We knew from Stuxnet and Snowden’s documents that they were engaging in cyberwarfare, and we knew that means they were developing malware... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Shared code in Snowden leaks and NSA breach support hackers' claimsexperts already knew, added Jonathan Sander, vice president at Lieberman Softwa
Shared code in Snowden leaks and NSA breach support hackers' claims
Computer World Australia / Posted 5 days ago
experts already knew, added Jonathan Sander, vice president at Lieberman Software, another security vendor. "We knew from Stuxnet and Snowden’s documents that they were engaging in cyberwarfare, and we knew that means they were developing malware... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Bibi the StrategistIran. Somebody—many think the Israelis—orchestrated a series of assassinations
Bibi the Strategist
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
Iran. Somebody—many think the Israelis—orchestrated a series of assassinations against Iranian nuclear scientists. The Stuxnet computer virus, allegedly jointly developed by Israel and the United States, wreaked havoc on Iranian computers at... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Your guide to the ‘Shadow Brokers’ NSA theft, which puts the Snowden leaks to shameYour wealth and control depends on electronic data. You see what “Equation Grou
Your guide to the ‘Shadow Brokers’ NSA theft, which puts the Snowden leaks to shame
ExtremeTech / Posted 7 days ago
Your wealth and control depends on electronic data. You see what “Equation Group” can do. You see what cryptolockers and stuxnet can do. You see free files we give for free. You see attacks on banks and SWIFT in news. Maybe there is Equation... Read more
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Computer World Australia
The NSA's hoard of cyber weapons makes some experts nervousBrokers has posted the samples online and is auctioning off the rest, claiming
The NSA's hoard of cyber weapons makes some experts nervous
Computer World Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Brokers has posted the samples online and is auctioning off the rest, claiming they contain cyber weapons that rival the Stuxnet computer worm. Experts say the whole matter points to the danger of the NSA hoarding cyber weapons: they could fall... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Why Trump can't shut down the internetentities. Many experts say the U.S. and Israel fired the first shot of the cyb
Why Trump can't shut down the internet
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
entities. Many experts say the U.S. and Israel fired the first shot of the cyberwarfare age. They're believed to be behind Stuxnet, a computer virus that disrupted an Iranian uranium-enrichment facility beginning in 2010 and set back Iran's nuclear... Read more
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Island Packet
If the NSA can be hacked, is anything safe?and even governments – is already apparent. Israel and the United States are be
If the NSA can be hacked, is anything safe?
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
and even governments – is already apparent. Israel and the United States are believed to have been behind the sophisticated Stuxnet virus that took down key components of Iran’s nuclear weapons program. When the film studio Sony Pictures... Read more
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The Mercury News
Donald Trump and 'shutting down the internet': Why his plan won't workentities. Many experts say the U.S. and Israel fired the first shot of the cyb
Donald Trump and 'shutting down the internet': Why his plan won't work
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
entities. Many experts say the U.S. and Israel fired the first shot of the cyberwarfare age. They're believed to be behind Stuxnet, a computer virus that disrupted an Iranian uranium-enrichment facility beginning in 2010 and set back Iran's nuclear... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
If the NSA can be hacked, is anything safe?and even governments – is already apparent. Israel and the United States are be
If the NSA can be hacked, is anything safe?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
and even governments – is already apparent. Israel and the United States are believed to have been behind the sophisticated Stuxnet virus that took down key components of Iran’s nuclear weapons program. We haven't invented the cyber version of the... Read more
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ABC News
In 'Bizarre' NSA-Linked Hacking Saga, Some Exploits Prove Realvictims." Kaspersky also said the Equation Group appeared to have "solid links
In 'Bizarre' NSA-Linked Hacking Saga, Some Exploits Prove Real
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
victims." Kaspersky also said the Equation Group appeared to have "solid links" with the creators of the cyber-superweapon Stuxnet, which was reportedly the product of a joint U.S. National Security Agency–Israeli intelligence operation. That link,... Read more
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Mashable
Edward Snowden: Equation Group hack is a warning from Russia to the U.S.malware you find in networks. Both sides, RAT + LP, full state sponsor tool set
Edward Snowden: Equation Group hack is a warning from Russia to the U.S.
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
malware you find in networks. Both sides, RAT + LP, full state sponsor tool set? We find cyber weapons made by creators of stuxnet, duqu, flame. Kaspersky calls Equation Group. We follow Equation Group traffic. We find Equation Group source range.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The NSA cyber-weapon auction is a total smokescreen — here's what's really going ongoing on here, and it seems like it has nothing to do with a hacking group look
The NSA cyber-weapon auction is a total smokescreen — here's what's really going on
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
going on here, and it seems like it has nothing to do with a hacking group looking for cash. Auction files 'better than Stuxnet' In the announcement of its auction, Shadow Brokers seemed to ensure that no one would seriously consider bidding on... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The NSA cyber-weapon auction is a total smokescreen — here's what's really going ongoing on here, and it seems like it has nothing to do with a hacking group look
The NSA cyber-weapon auction is a total smokescreen — here's what's really going on
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
going on here, and it seems like it has nothing to do with a hacking group looking for cash. Auction files 'better than Stuxnet' In the announcement of its auction, Shadow Brokers seemed to ensure that no one would seriously consider bidding on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The NSA cyber-weapon auction is a total smokescreen — here's what's really going ongoing on here, and it seems like it has nothing to do with a hacking group look
The NSA cyber-weapon auction is a total smokescreen — here's what's really going on
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
going on here, and it seems like it has nothing to do with a hacking group looking for cash. Auction files 'better than Stuxnet' In the announcement of its auction, Shadow Brokers seemed to ensure that no one would seriously consider bidding on... Read more
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Business Insider
The NSA cyberweapon auction is a total smokescreen — here's what's really going ongoing on here, and it seems like it has nothing to do with a hacking group look
The NSA cyberweapon auction is a total smokescreen — here's what's really going on
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
going on here, and it seems like it has nothing to do with a hacking group looking for cash. 'Auction files better than Stuxnet' In the announcement of its auction, "Shadow Brokers" seemed to ensure that no one would seriously consider bidding... Read more
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Island Packet
Powerful NSA hacking tools (‘keys to the kingdom’) apparently revealed onlinethat, because you’d be commanding a much higher rate.” TAO, a secretive unit t
Powerful NSA hacking tools (‘keys to the kingdom’) apparently revealed online
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
that, because you’d be commanding a much higher rate.” TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2,000 personnel at the NSA’s Fort Meade, Md.,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hacking group claims to offer cyber-weapons in online auctionbelieve to be an arm of the NSA (file above) The Shadow Brokers said the progr
Hacking group claims to offer cyber-weapons in online auction
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
believe to be an arm of the NSA (file above) The Shadow Brokers said the programs they will auction will be 'better than Stuxnet,' a malicious computer worm widely attributed to the United States and Israel that sabotaged Iran's nuclear... Read more
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TribLIVE
NSA hacking tools appear on public webthat, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate.” TAO, a secretive unit t
NSA hacking tools appear on public web
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
that, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate.” TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2,000 personnel at the NSA's Fort Meade, Md.,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools onlinethat, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit t
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools online
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
that, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2000 personnel at the NSA's Fort Meade,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools onlinethat, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit t
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools online
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
that, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2000 personnel at the NSA's Fort Meade,... Read more
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The Age
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools onlinethat, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit t
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools online
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
that, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2000 personnel at the NSA's Fort Meade,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools onlinethat, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit t
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools online
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
that, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2000 personnel at the NSA's Fort Meade,... Read more
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WA Today
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools onlinethat, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit t
Shadow Brokers reveal NSA hacking tools online
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
that, because you'd be commanding a much higher rate." TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2000 personnel at the NSA's Fort Meade,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Hacker group claims to have stolen NSA 'cyberweapons'when the Shadow Brokers released a limited number of files, claiming they were
Hacker group claims to have stolen NSA 'cyberweapons'
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
when the Shadow Brokers released a limited number of files, claiming they were part of an arsenal “made by creators of stuxnet,” and other notorious NSA malware that helped cripple Iran’s nuclear program in 2009 and 2010 by shattering many of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Powerful NSA hacking tools (‘keys to the kingdom’) apparently revealed onlinethat, because you’d be commanding a much higher rate.” TAO, a secretive unit t
Powerful NSA hacking tools (‘keys to the kingdom’) apparently revealed online
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
that, because you’d be commanding a much higher rate.” TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2,000 personnel at the NSA’s Fort Meade, Md.,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Powerful NSA hacking tools (‘keys to the kingdom’) apparently revealed onlinethat, because you’d be commanding a much higher rate.” TAO, a secretive unit t
Powerful NSA hacking tools (‘keys to the kingdom’) apparently revealed online
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
that, because you’d be commanding a much higher rate.” TAO, a secretive unit that helped craft the digital weapon known as Stuxnet, has grown in the past decade or so from several hundred to more than 2,000 personnel at the NSA’s Fort Meade, Md.,... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Suspected spycraft, not hacktivism, swirls around alleged NSA hackbelong to the NSA. The files are up for auction to the highest bidder, and alle
Suspected spycraft, not hacktivism, swirls around alleged NSA hack
Computer World Australia / Posted 10 days ago
belong to the NSA. The files are up for auction to the highest bidder, and allegedly include cyber weapons that rival the Stuxnet computer worm. Counterhacking On Tuesday, Snowden, a former NSA contractor, tweeted that it isn’t “unprecedented”... Read more
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Ars Technica
Confirmed: hacking tool leak came from “omnipotent” NSA-tied grouptechnical feats, painstaking work, and nearly unlimited resources. The use of z
Confirmed: hacking tool leak came from “omnipotent” NSA-tied group
Ars Technica / Posted 10 days ago
technical feats, painstaking work, and nearly unlimited resources. The use of zero-day exploits later used in both the Stuxnet worm that disrupted Iran's nuclear program and the Flame malware platform targeting the Middle East demonstrated that... Read more
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The Atlantic
Did the NSA Get Hacked?by Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Labs for consistently using advanced
Did the NSA Get Hacked?
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
by Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Labs for consistently using advanced encryption, is said to have been behind Stuxnet, the state-sponsored virus that attacked Iranian nuclear centrifuges in 2009. Security researchers examined the... Read more
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ABC News
Hackers Claim to Hit NSA-Linked Super-Cyberespionage GroupFebruary to be an extremely high-level veteran hacking squad with "solid links"
Hackers Claim to Hit NSA-Linked Super-Cyberespionage Group
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
February to be an extremely high-level veteran hacking squad with "solid links" to the creators of the cyber superweapon Stuxnet, which was reportedly used in a joint NSA-Israeli intelligence operation that targeted an Iranian nuclear... Read more
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FOX News
NSA allegedly hacked by unknown groupclaimed the information came from hacking the Equation Group, a highly sophisti
NSA allegedly hacked by unknown group
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
claimed the information came from hacking the Equation Group, a highly sophisticated threat actor linked to the NSA for its connection to projects like the Stuxnet virus, the malicious software that for years ravaged Iranian nuclear cen... Read more
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CNBC
Hacking group claims to offer cyberweapons in online auctionwidely believe to be an arm of the NSA. The Shadow Brokers said the programs t
Hacking group claims to offer cyberweapons in online auction
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
widely believe to be an arm of the NSA. The Shadow Brokers said the programs they will auction will be "better than Stuxnet," a malicious computer worm widely attributed to the United States and Israel that sabotaged Iran's nuclear... Read more
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International Business Times
WikiLeaks to release 'pristine copy' of NSA cyberweapons hack data most advanced hacking groups ever encountered. It was alleged the group had tie
WikiLeaks to release 'pristine copy' of NSA cyberweapons hack data
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
most advanced hacking groups ever encountered. It was alleged the group had ties to infamous malware infections, including Stuxnet, however Kaspersky did not go as far as attributing its activities to the NSA. In any case, it now appears that... Read more
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NBC News
Hacking Group Claims to Offer Cyber Weapons in Online Auctionwidely believe to be an arm of the NSA. The Shadow Brokers said the programs t
Hacking Group Claims to Offer Cyber Weapons in Online Auction
NBC News / Posted 11 days ago
widely believe to be an arm of the NSA. The Shadow Brokers said the programs they will auction will be "better than Stuxnet," a malicious computer worm widely attributed to the United States and Israel that sabotaged Iran's nuclear... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Shadow hackers breach the NSA and sell its insecurity waresmalware you find in networks. Both sides, RAT + LP, full state sponsor tool set
Shadow hackers breach the NSA and sell its insecurity wares
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 11 days ago
malware you find in networks. Both sides, RAT + LP, full state sponsor tool set? We find cyber weapons made by creators of stuxnet, duqu, flame," the Tumblr post said in broken English. "Kaspersky calls Equation Group. We follow Equation Group... Read more
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International Business Times
Hackers claim to have breached NSA's elite cyber-spy team, auction stolen cyberweapons that the group, which has been in action for almost two decades, has ties with
Hackers claim to have breached NSA's elite cyber-spy team, auction stolen cyberweapons
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
that the group, which has been in action for almost two decades, has ties with the infamous espionage malware platforms Stuxnet and Flame. Some security experts who have downloaded and examined the sample files posted by the group, which date... Read more
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dna
Hacking group Shadow Brokers claims to offer cyber-weapons in online auctionan arm of the NSA. [http://reut.rs/2aVA7LD ] The Shadow Brokers said the progr
Hacking group Shadow Brokers claims to offer cyber-weapons in online auction
dna / Posted 11 days ago
an arm of the NSA. [http://reut.rs/2aVA7LD ] The Shadow Brokers said the programs they will auction will be "better than Stuxnet," a malicious computer worm widely attributed to the United States and Israel that sabotaged Iran's nuclear program.... Read more
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Fortune
Hackers Have Allegedly Stolen NSA-Linked 'Cyber Weapons' and Are Auctioning Them Offouted the so-called Equation Group in a report last year. The company tied the
Hackers Have Allegedly Stolen NSA-Linked 'Cyber Weapons' and Are Auctioning Them Off
Fortune / Posted 11 days ago
outed the so-called Equation Group in a report last year. The company tied the NSA-linked group to operations such as “stuxnet,” a digital attack that struck Iranian nuclear infrastructure a decade ago, and “flame,” malicious code that targeted... Read more
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Ars Technica
Group claims to hack NSA-tied hackers, posts exploits as proofLab researchers described Equation Group as one of the world's most advanced ha
Group claims to hack NSA-tied hackers, posts exploits as proof
Ars Technica / Posted 11 days ago
Lab researchers described Equation Group as one of the world's most advanced hacking groups, with ties to both the Stuxnet and Flame espionage malware platforms. The compressed data accompanying the Shadow Broker post is slightly bigger... Read more
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Raw Story
Hacker group claims to have cyber-weapons available in online auctionwidely believe to be an arm of the NSA. The Shadow Brokers said the programs t
Hacker group claims to have cyber-weapons available in online auction
Raw Story / Posted 11 days ago
widely believe to be an arm of the NSA. The Shadow Brokers said the programs they will auction will be “better than Stuxnet,” a malicious computer worm widely attributed to the United States and Israel that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear... Read more
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Reuters
Hacking group claims to offer cyber-weapons in online auctionto be an arm of the NSA. [reut.rs/2aVA7LD] The Shadow Brokers said the program
Hacking group claims to offer cyber-weapons in online auction
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
to be an arm of the NSA. [reut.rs/2aVA7LD] The Shadow Brokers said the programs they will auction will be “better than Stuxnet,” a malicious computer worm widely attributed to the United States and Israel that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear... Read more
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