Kaspersky Lab may be portrayed by the US media as an extension of the Russian government using its antivirus software to snoop on gullible Americans, but in 2016 it helped the NSA to bust a massive security breach.
The American Civil Liberties Union, along with several non-profits, has sued seven US federal agencies over their failure to disclose information regarding government hacking activities that target the American public.
A former employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) was sentenced to 66 months in prison and three years of probation over keeping top-secret files at his Maryland home. But that’s just one part of a bigger story.
Bitcoin, monero and other popular cryptocurrencies are being mined by fraudsters who use EternalBlue, the US National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tool that was leaked last year, according to a recent report.
The NSA and the US Cyber Command have created a special unit tasked with combating hacks and spying allegedly coming from “near-peer threat” Russia. It comes as ‘election meddling’ accusations keep being hurled at the Kremlin.