Win XP patched to avert new outbreaks spawned by NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 41 Share this story On Tuesday, Microsoft took the highly unusual step of issuing security patches for XP and other unsupported versions of Windows. The…


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N.S.A. Contractor May Have Mishandled Secrets Before, Prosecutor Says

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Spread the loveTweet Magistrate Judge Brian K. Epps of United States District Court cited the “strong” weight of evidence against Ms. Winner — including a recorded confession to the F.B.I.…


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Reality Winner, N.S.A. Contractor Accused of Leak, Was Undone by Trail of Clues

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Spread the loveTweet Among them, she was an unlikely suspect. A broader portrait that emerged from interviews and her active social media presence suggests a fun-loving, talented young woman, a…


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Intelligence Contractor Is Charged in First Leak Case Under Trump

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Spread the loveTweet The Intercept said the N.S.A. report had been submitted anonymously. But shortly after its article was published, the Justice Department said that the F.B.I. had arrested Ms.…


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Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week’s WCry worm spread so widely

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 167 Share this story Eight days ago, the WCry ransomware worm attacked more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. The outbreak prompted infected hospitals to…


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Massive cryptocurrency botnet used leaked NSA exploits weeks before WCry

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / A cryptocurrency mining farm. reader comments 16 Share this story On Friday, ransomware called WannaCry used leaked hacking tools stolen from the National Security Agency…


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Two days after WCry worm, Microsoft decries exploit stockpiling by governments

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 149 Share this story Two days after a National Security Agency-derived ransomware worm infected 200,000 computers in 150 countries, Microsoft on Sunday criticized the stockpiling…


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With the war far from over, privacy activists cautiously celebrate a battle won

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Spread the loveTweet After the NSA’s surprise announcement that it would pull back on a contentious surveillance tactic, privacy advocates found themselves in a strange place in 2017: They’d actually…


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NSA backdoor detected on >55,000 Windows boxes can now be remotely removed

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 11 Share this story After Microsoft officials dismissed evidence that more than 10,000 Windows machines on the Internet were infected by a highly advanced National Security…


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>10,000 Windows computers may be infected by advanced NSA backdoor

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / A script scanning the Internet for computers infected by DoublePulsar. On the left, a list of IPs Shodan detected having the backdoor installed. On the…


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