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May 19th, 2017


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Shadow Brokers Return To Taunt U.S. Government After Ransomware Spread

A mysterious group known for publishing highly classified computer code developed by the National Security Agency returned to the limelight Tuesday with a cryptic message concerning the future release of other government hacking tools and secretive information, including “ne

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Why Governments Won’t Let Go Of Secret Software Bugs

It’s been three days since WannaCry ransomware attacks began rippling across the world, affecting more than 200,000 people and 10,000 organizations in 150 countries. And the threat of further infection still looms.

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APT3 Linked To Chinese Ministry Of State Security

Researchers claim that APT3, widely believed to be a China-based threat actor, is directly connected to the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS).

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Trump’s FCC Poised To Roll Back Obama-Era Net Neutrality Regulations

Today the Federal Communications Commission begins the process of rolling back net neutrality rules that were implemented in 2015, under the Obama administration.

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Breach At DocuSign Led To Targeted Email Malware Campaign

DocuSign acknowledged today that a series of recent malware phishing attacks targeting its customers and users was the result of a data breach at one of its computer systems.