Researchers from Positive Technologies — a provider of enterprise security solutions — have found a way to disable the Intel Management Engine (ME), a much-hated component of Intel CPUs.
After the US government has spent probably millions of dollars developing hacking tools, Russian hackers are now using them to spy on guests across hotels in Europe and the Middle East.
Thai security researcher Worawit Wang has put together an exploit based on ETERNALSYNERGY that can also target newer versions of the Windows operating system.
The developer of a tool named Eternal Blues that scans for computers vulnerable to the NSA's ETERNALBLUE exploit has published statistics gathered from the app's usage.
Security researcher Elad Erez has created a tool named Eternal Blues that system administrators can use to test if computers on their network are vulnerable to exploitation via NSA's ETERNALBLUE exploit.
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.
Windows computers are being targeted with a new cryptocurrency miner that uses an NSA hacking tool to infect users' PCs. Detected under the generic name of Trojan.BtcMine.1259, this trojan was first spotted last week by Russian antivirus vendor Dr.Web.
In two blog posts today, Microsoft announced it issued new security patches for Windows XP users to protect them against "potential nation-state activity" that could cause "destructive cyber attacks" similar to the WannaCry outbreak that hit users last month.
Gabor Szathmari, a security researcher for CryptoAUSTRALIA, is working on a method of improving the security of leaked documents by removing hidden dots left behind by laser printers, which are usually used to watermark documents and track down leakers.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed official charges against a 25-year-old woman, Reality Leigh Winner, of Augusta, Georgia, for leaking classified material to the press.
A group of security researchers have set up a Patreon page to raise funds necessary to buy their way into the first batch of monthly exploit the Shadow Brokers promised on Tuesday.
In a message posted online early this morning, the Shadow Brokers — the cyber-espionage group believed to have stolen hacking tools from the NSA — announced new details about their upcoming "monthly dump service."