A Second Snowden at the NSA? Here’s What We Know

 Posted by on 2016-08-23 at 16:48  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security  Comments Off on A Second Snowden at the NSA? Here’s What We Know
Aug 232016
 

Hackers known as the Shadow Brokers unleashed a new security scare this month by publishing exploits stolen from the NSA. The exploits came in the form of software code that was designed to do things like break into Cisco, Fortinent and other firewalls.

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Who Hacked The NSA?

 Posted by on 2016-08-22 at 15:58  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, Hacking, infosec, nsa, privacy, Reblog, russia, security, tech  Comments Off on Who Hacked The NSA?
Aug 222016
 

Who are the Shadow Brokers? Last week, a group called the “Shadow Brokers” stole 234 megabytes of data from the National Security Agency (NSA).

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Yeah, The NSA Was Probably Hacked

 Posted by on 2016-08-16 at 12:24  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, edward snowden, Hacking, infosec, malware, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, snowden, tech  Comments Off on Yeah, The NSA Was Probably Hacked
Aug 162016
 

New context from National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden makes the case that files dumped online over the weekend probably came from the NSA.

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Kaspersky Lab offers free anti-ransomware tool for Windows

 Posted by on 2016-08-09 at 15:11  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, infosec, kaspersky, malware, ransomware, Reblog, security, tech  Comments Off on Kaspersky Lab offers free anti-ransomware tool for Windows
Aug 092016
 

There’s been a surge in hackers targeting organizations with ransomware, keen to squeeze cash or bitcoins out of infected targets who often feel they have no chance but to cooperate with fraudsters’ demands. For smaller businesses in particular, a ransomware attack can be a huge headache.

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“Science fiction cyber-war is here”: Alex Gibney on “Zero Days” and Stuxnet, the secret weapon that got away

 Posted by on 2016-07-13 at 22:53  conspiracy, cryptography, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, encryption, iran, israel, nsa, Politics, Reblog, security, stuxnet, tech  Comments Off on “Science fiction cyber-war is here”: Alex Gibney on “Zero Days” and Stuxnet, the secret weapon that got away
Jul 132016
 

Alex Gibney has made documentaries about Enron and the Church of Scientology and pioneering gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson and Jack Abramoff, the über-lobbyist who corrupted American politics more than any other individual.

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The Terrifying U.S.-Israeli Computer Worm That Could Cause World War III

 Posted by on 2016-07-09 at 12:23  cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, infosec, iran, Politics, Reblog, security  Comments Off on The Terrifying U.S.-Israeli Computer Worm That Could Cause World War III
Jul 092016
 

In 2007’s Live Free or Die Hard, Timothy Olyphant’s evil cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel initiates a paralyzing attack on the nation’s technological infrastructure—seizing control of its transportation, communication, military, and power systems—which Justin Long’s nerdy hacker dubs a “

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Machine learning is fuelling a cyber arms race

 Posted by on 2016-04-20 at 21:37  ai, artificial intelligence, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, machine learning, News, Reblog, tech, war  Comments Off on Machine learning is fuelling a cyber arms race
Apr 202016
 

This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED’s articles in print before they’re posted online, and get your hands on loads of additional content by subscribing online. For more stories from WIRED’s Security issue, click here. 

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