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2 months ago

Reality Winner, NSA contractor in leak case, out of prison

A former government contractor who was sentenced to federal prison time in the longest sentence imposed for leaks to the news media has been released to home confinement
2 months ago
4 years ago

Accused NSA leaker Reality Winner says she smuggled classified docs in her pantyhose: Documents

New information from an interview with the FBI was released on Wednesday night.
4 years ago
Accused NSA leaker says she smuggled classified docs in her pantyhose
4 years ago

NSA leaker smuggled classified docs in her pantyhose

New information from an interview with the FBI was released on Wednesday night.
4 years ago
NSA leaker smuggled classified docs in her pantyhose
4 years ago

NSA contractor Reality Winner wanted to 'burn the White House down,' federal prosecutors say

Reality Winner, 25, was arrested by the FBI on June 3.
4 years ago
NSA contractor wanted to 'burn the White House down': Prosecutors
4 years ago

Researchers discover another ongoing cyberattack using NSA hacking tools

Adylkuzz predates WannaCry, uses NSA exploit to mine for cryptocurrency.
4 years ago
Researchers discover another ongoing cyberattack using NSA hacking tools
4 years ago

Number of cyberattack victims in Europe not rising as feared: Europol

A spokesperson from Europol said the attack appears to have been stabilized.
4 years ago
Number of cyberattack victims in Europe not rising as feared: Europol
4 years ago

Number of reported ransomware attacks continues to grow

Law enforcement agencies say worst may come Monday as many networks are switched back on.
4 years ago
Number of reported ransomware attacks continues to grow
4 years ago

Cybersecurity researchers stumbled on 'kill switch' to stop global attack

Ransomware spread rapidly across five continents using leaked NSA cyber tools.
4 years ago
Cybersecurity researchers stumbled on 'kill switch' to stop global attack
4 years ago

Unprecedented global cyberattack spread ransomware to five continents

Researchers stumbled upon kill switch to slow attack that used leaked NSA tools.
4 years ago
Unprecedented global cyberattack spread ransomware to five continents
4 years ago

Cyberattack thwarted by flipping 'kill switch' but experts fear new blitz

The cyberattack hit hundreds of thousands of computers in 99 countries.
4 years ago
Cyberattack thwarted by flipping 'kill switch' but experts fear new blitz
4 years ago

Massive cyberattack involving more than 100 countries, believed to be the biggest attack ever recorded

Tens of thousands of computer systems have fallen victim to hackers demanding ransom.
4 years ago
Massive cyberattack involving more than 100 countries, believed to be the biggest attack ever recorded
4 years ago

Leaked NSA tools used in global cyber attack, analysts say

Hospitals in England and at least one major U.S. company are among those hit.
4 years ago
Leaked NSA tools used in global cyber attack, analysts say
4 years ago

Leaked NSA tools used in worldwide cyberattack

Analysts say sophisticated attack targeted companies around the world.
4 years ago
Leaked NSA tools used in worldwide cyberattack
5 years ago

NSA Director Mike Rogers Could Be Removed in Restructuring

White House considering restructuring of NSA and US Cyber Command
5 years ago
NSA Director Rogers Could Be Removed in Restructuring
5 years ago

US: NSA Contractor Stole Info on American Spies Abroad

Booz Allen undergoing external review in wake of two major security breaches.
5 years ago
US: NSA Contractor Stole Info on American Spies Abroad
5 years ago

'Prime Target': NSA Contractor to Be Detained Before Trial

Court documents indicate Harold Martin could face espionage charges.
5 years ago
'Prime Target': NSA Contractor to Be Detained Before Trial
5 years ago

NSA Can Access More Phone Data Than Ever

Former official: Agency could get to 30 percent of metadata, now up to 100.
5 years ago
NSA Can Access More Phone Data Than Ever
5 years ago

NSA Contractor Arrested, Allegedly Took Top Secret Docs

Feds say Harold Martin admitted he took classified info home.
5 years ago
NSA Contractor Arrested, Allegedly Took Top Secret Docs
5 years ago

NSA Contractor Who Allegedly Stole Top Secret Info 'More Weirdo Than Whistleblower,' Officials Say

Harold Martin, 51, accused of taking reams of sensitive info from spy agency.
5 years ago
NSA Contractor Who Allegedly Stole Top Secret Info 'More Weirdo Than Whistleblower,' Officials Say
5 years ago

Snowden Says He Deserves a Pardon From Obama

Former NSA contractor says he thinks he'll "end up back home."
5 years ago
Snowden Says He Deserves a Pardon From Obama
5 years ago

Snowden Docs Support Claim NSA Cyberweapons Stolen, Report Says

Former top NSA official says apparent hack is "unfortunate."
5 years ago
Snowden Docs Support Claim NSA Cyberweapons Stolen, Report Says
5 years ago

In 'Bizarre' NSA-Linked Hacking Saga, Some Exploits Prove Real

Firewall maker says unveiled zero-day vulnerability still threatens security.
5 years ago
In 'Bizarre' NSA-Linked Hacking Saga, Some Exploits Prove Real
5 years ago

Hackers Claim to Hit NSA-Linked Super-Cyberespionage Group

Experts cautious, Snowden says it looks like NSA staging server was compromise.
5 years ago
Hackers Claim to Hit NSA-Linked Super-Cyberespionage Group