A group that published hacking tools that security experts believe were stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency said on …
Shadow Brokers teases more Windows exploits
A group of hackers that previously leaked alleged U.S. National Security Agency exploits claims to have even more attack tools …
WannaCry: Microsoft blames US stockpiled vulnerability
Microsoft on Sunday said a software vulnerability stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency has affected customers around the world, …
A ‘kill switch’ slows down WannaCry ransomware infection
Friday’s unprecedented ransomware attack may have stopped spreading to new machines — at least briefly — thanks to a “kill …
White House rejects petition for Snowden
According to recent reports, US President Barack Obama will not pardon National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, despite the strong petition from the public.
Intercept: NSA targets American Muslims
More than 40 privacy, civil rights and religious groups have called on President Barack Obama’s administration to provide a “full public accounting” of long-time email surveillance of prominent Muslims living in the U.S., following a news report detailing the spying by the U.S. National Security Agency and FBI.
NSA granted extension to collect bulk phone data
The U.S. National Security Agency has been allowed to continue to collect phone records in bulk of people in the country, while lawmakers consider new legislation that would block the agency from collecting the data.
Bloomberg: NSA secretly exploited Heartbleed bug for years
News agency Bloomberg has alleged that the NSA has exploited the ‘Heartbleed’ OpenSSL bug for years to gather passwords and usernames of citizens.
New York Times: NSA hacked into Huawei HQ servers
The U.S. National Security Agency has hacked into Huawei Technologies servers, spied on communications of company executives and collected information to plant so-called backdoors on equipment from the Chinese networking manufacturer, according to reports published over the weekend.
Gartner: 2013 was the year of Snowden
The security space in 2013 will go down in history as a sector dominated by the work of Edward Snowden, Gartner has said.