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NSA director frustrated Trump won't accept Russia interfered in election: report
The Hill
National Security Agency (NSA) Director Mike Rogers is frustrated that he has not yet convinced President Trump that U.S. intelligence indicates Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, CNN reported Wednesday. Rogers vented frustration over ...
CNN: NSA Chief Frustrated Trump Won't Admit Russian Election InterferenceNewsmax
NSA chief frustrated Trump won't accept Russia interfered in US election: ReportPress TV

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NSA-linked tools help power second global ransomware outbreak
WannaCry was powered by a variant of apparent NSA cyber weapons that were dumped online, raising questions about whether the secretive hacking agency should sit on such powerful tools instead of alerting companies like Microsoft to the deficiencies in ...
'The ultimate cyberweapon for espionage': The 'Petya' cyberattack is exploiting a powerful NSA toolBusiness Insider
Petya ransomware epidemic spreads, old NSA Windows exploit may be keyDigital Trends
NSA knew about the vulnerability exploited by NotPetya for over 5 yearsTNW -The Hill -New York Times -The Verge
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Alleged NSA Leaker Reality Winner Appears in Federal Court, Trial ...
Reality Winner, 25, entered court Tuesday shackled at her ankles and wrists wearing an orange jumpsuit as two U.S. Marshals escorted her in.
Trial of accused NSA leaker set for OctoberThe Hill
Feds: More classified information collected in NSA leak probeAtlanta Journal Constitution
Alleged NSA leaker appears in federal court, receives trial dateWashington Examiner
Government Technology -WXIA-TV -WSB Radio
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The Hill

Alleged NSA leakers capitalize on ransomware scare based on their wares
The Hill
The ShadowBrokers have been active since summer 2016 and have over time leaked potent hacking tools that could bypass security measures in popular security hardware and Windows machines, as well as documents appearing to show the NSA hacked a ...

Cyber Attacks Spread Across Europe Using Stolen NSA Tool
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and chief technology officer of CrowdStrike, on the cyber attacks spreading across Europe using a stolen National Security Agency tool. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: A cyberattack has struck ...

New York Times

NSA Warrantless Surveillance Aided Turks After Attack, Officials Say
New York Times
Security officials testified about the value of the surveillance program with the expiration of its legal authorization looming at the end of 2017.

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Shadow Brokers Threaten to Expose Identity of Former NSA Hacker
The Shadow Brokers have published a new message today, gloating about the damage caused by the NotPetya ransomware, and threatening to expose the real-life identity of an alleged NSA employee, who they say has been mocking the group on Twitter.
Shadow Brokers threatens to expose NSA hacker's covert operations against ChinaRT

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Foreign Policy (blog)

NSA Director Gave Senator Private Tour During Debate Over ...
Foreign Policy (blog)
NSA Director Gave Senator Private Tour During Debate Over Foreign intelligence Collection « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas.

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Ransomware Becomes Go-To Hack as Bitcoin Rallies, NSA Tools Leak
A recent outbreak of ransomware attacks, from the WannaCry worm in May to Tuesday's infection of thousands of computer systems around the globe, shows that digital stickups are becoming the go-to hack for cybercriminals, fueled by powerful leaked U.S. ...

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