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NSA Leaker 'Reality Winner' Gets More Than 5 Years in Prison

NSA Leaker 'Reality Winner' Gets More Than 5 Years in Prison

August 23, 2018Mohit Kumar
A former NSA contractor, who pleaded guilty to leaking a classified report on Russian hacking of the 2016 U.S. presidential election to ...
Ex-CIA employee charged with leaking 'Vault 7' hacking tools to Wikileaks

Ex-CIA employee charged with leaking 'Vault 7' hacking tools to Wikileaks

June 18, 2018Mohit Kumar
A 29-year-old former CIA computer programmer who was charged with possession of child pornography last year has now been charged with mas...
Kaspersky Lab Sues U.S. Government Over Software Ban

Kaspersky Lab Sues U.S. Government Over Software Ban

December 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab has taken the United States government to a U.S. federal court for its decision to ban the...
Israel Hacked Kaspersky, Caught Russian Spies Hacking American Spies, But...

Israel Hacked Kaspersky, Caught Russian Spies Hacking American Spies, But...

October 11, 2017Mohit Kumar
The cold cyber war has just turned hot. According to a story published  today by the New York Times, Israeli government hackers hacked ...
U.S. Believes Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Antivirus to Steal NSA Secrets

U.S. Believes Russian Spies Used Kaspersky Antivirus to Steal NSA Secrets

October 06, 2017Mohit Kumar
Do you know—United States Government has banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky antivirus software over spying fear? Though there...
Shadow Brokers Leaks Another Windows Hacking Tool Stolen from NSA’s Arsenal

Shadow Brokers Leaks Another Windows Hacking Tool Stolen from NSA’s Arsenal

September 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The Shadow Brokers , a notorious hacking group that leaked several hacking tools from the NSA, is once again making headlines for releasi...
New Snowden Doc Exposes How NSA's Facility in Australia Aids Drone Strikes

New Snowden Doc Exposes How NSA's Facility in Australia Aids Drone Strikes

August 20, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The new documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has exposed a United States secretive facility located near a remote tow...
NSA Opens Github Account — Lists 32 Projects Developed by the Agency

NSA Opens Github Account — Lists 32 Projects Developed by the Agency

June 20, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The National Security Agency (NSA) — the United States intelligence agency which is known for its secrecy and working in the dark — has f...
Wanna Cry Again? NSA’s Windows 'EsteemAudit' RDP Exploit Remains Unpatched

Wanna Cry Again? NSA’s Windows 'EsteemAudit' RDP Exploit Remains Unpatched

May 25, 2017Mohit Kumar
Brace yourselves for a possible 'second wave' of massive global cyber attack, as SMB ( Server Message Block) was not the only ne...
Newly Found Malware Uses 7 NSA Hacking Tools, Where WannaCry Uses 2

Newly Found Malware Uses 7 NSA Hacking Tools, Where WannaCry Uses 2

May 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher has identified a new strain of malware that also spreads itself by exploiting flaws in Windows SMB file sharing pro...
Leaked NSA Hacking Tools Being Used to Hack Thousands of Vulnerable Windows PCs

Leaked NSA Hacking Tools Being Used to Hack Thousands of Vulnerable Windows PCs

April 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Script kiddies and online criminals around the world have reportedly started exploiting NSA hacking tools leaked last weekend to comprom...
Turns Out Microsoft Has Already Patched Exploits Leaked By Shadow Brokers

Turns Out Microsoft Has Already Patched Exploits Leaked By Shadow Brokers

April 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The latest dump of hacking tools allegedly belonged to the NSA is believed to be the most damaging release by the Shadow Brokers till th...
Latest Hacking Tools Leak Indicates NSA Was Targeting SWIFT Banking Network

Latest Hacking Tools Leak Indicates NSA Was Targeting SWIFT Banking Network

April 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
Update: Most of the exploits made publicly available (mentioned in this article) by the Shadow Brokers group are already patched by Mic...
Shadow Brokers Group Releases More Stolen NSA Hacking Tools & Exploits

Shadow Brokers Group Releases More Stolen NSA Hacking Tools & Exploits

April 08, 2017Mohit Kumar
Remember The Shadow Brokers ? They are back. A hackers group that previously claimed to have stolen a bunch of hacking tools (malware,...
Lavabit — Encrypted Email Service Once Used by Snowden, Is Back

Lavabit — Encrypted Email Service Once Used by Snowden, Is Back

January 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
Texas-based Encrypted Email Service ' Lavabit ,' that was forced to shut down in 2013 after not complying with a court order dem...
Stolen NSA "Windows Hacking Tools" Now Up For Sale!

Stolen NSA "Windows Hacking Tools" Now Up For Sale!

January 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
The Shadow Brokers who previously stole and leaked a portion of the NSA hacking tools and exploits is back with a Bang! The hacking gr...
Shadow Brokers reveals list of Servers Hacked by the NSA

Shadow Brokers reveals list of Servers Hacked by the NSA

October 31, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The hacker group calling itself the Shadow Brokers, who previously claimed to have leaked a portion of the NSA’s hacking tools and explo...
Yahoo Email Spying Scandal — Here's Everything that has Happened So Far

Yahoo Email Spying Scandal — Here's Everything that has Happened So Far

October 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Today Yahoo! is all over the Internet, but in a way the company would never have expected. It all started days ago when Reuters cited s...