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NEWS ANALYSIS: Quantum computing's potential for cracking encryption worries the National Security Agency, so it is developing standards and strategies to support encryption in a post-quantum world.
“This surveillance will finally face badly needed scrutiny in our public courts.”
WaPo confirms long-held suspicions as NSA cyberweapons crisis threatens to grow worse.
Three wallets linked to the code take in over 250 payments so far.
Campaign that flew under the radar used hacked computers to mine Monero currency.
Identical code ties Fridayrsquo;s attacks to hacks on Sony Pictures and $1bn bank heist.
Microsoft on Sunday said a software vulnerability stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency has affected customers around the world, and described the spread of the WannaCrypt ransomware on Friday in many countries as yet another example of the problems caused by the stockpiling of vulnerabilities by governments.Referring to the attack as a “wake-up call,” Microsoftrsquo;s President and Chief Legal Officer, Brad Smith wrote in a blog post that governments have "to consider the damage to civilians that comes from hoarding these vulnerabilities and the use of these exploits."To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Company president specifically notes role of NSA code used by Ransomware worm.
Decommissioned for years, Windows XP, 8, and Server 2003 get emergency update.
Wcry uses weapons-grade exploit published by the NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers.
Shortage of skilled “cyber operators” has services scrambling to find ways to recruit.
Highly-Decorated Cyber Security Expert, Former NSA Director of Operations, and Senior Manager with CIA To Help Guide Strategic Development Initiatives. NEW YORK, NY – May 8, 2017 - Balabit, a leading provider of Privileged Access Management solutions, announced today that the former Director of Operations at the National Security Agency, Ronald (Ron) Moultrie, has joined Balabit’s Advisory Board.Mr. Moultrie joins Balabit’s Advisory Board during a period of exceptional growth in demand for the Company’s award-winning... Source: RealWire