Tag: National Security Agency

Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active a year later

It’s been over a year since highly classified exploits built by the National Security Agency were stolen and published online. One of the tools, dubbed EternalBlue, can covertly break into almost any Windows machine around the world. It didn’t take long for hackers to start using the exploits to run

US Treasury sanctions North Korea over Sony hack and WannaCry attack

The US government has issued sanctions against a North Korea individual and an entity over historical cyberattacks, which wreaked hundreds of millions of dollars in damages. In a statement, the US Treasury named North Korean programmer Park Jin Jyok for working on behalf of Pyongyang for his involvement in carrying

Can data science save social media?

Bob Ackerman Jr. Contributor Robert Ackerman Jr. is the founder and a managing director of Allegis Capital, an early-stage cybersecurity venture firm, and a founder of DataTribe, a startup “studio” for fledgling cyber startups staffed by former government technology innovators and cybersecurity professionals. More posts by this contributor The Trump