A group with links to the government of China was using hacking tools developed by the NSA even before they are believed to have been stolen, a new report contends.
Dutch intelligence is claiming to have observed Russian state-sponsored hackers known as Cozy Bear attacking Democratic Party organizations in the U.S. beginning in 2014.
The folks over at The Parallax write that time is running out on a U.S. spy law that allows the National Security Agency to run its most controversial surveillance programs, with no clear replacement plan in place.
Pressure is mounting on Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab with office supplies giant Office Depot offering to remove it from customers’ computers for free and a Congressional hearing on the company’s links to Russian intelligence scheduled for later in October.
In-brief: A fatal flaw in its design slowed the spread of WannaCry, a virulent ransomware program that has infected more than 100,000 organizations and individuals globally.