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NSA Contractor Brought Classified Info Home. Russians Got It: Report

Sources say data breach compromises US cyber defense

(Newser) - A National Security Agency contractor who apparently wanted to get a little extra work done from home inadvertently provided highly classified material to the Russian government, the Wall Street Journal states in an exclusive report. Unnamed sources say an NSA contractor brought the material home with him in 2015 where... More »

Russian Antivirus CEO: Here, Take My Source Code

Eugene Kaspersky willing to do what it takes to prove his firm has no dark ties to Kremlin

(Newser) - The chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab says he'll turn over his source code to US government officials to dispel lingering suspicions about his company's ties to the Kremlin. Eugene Kaspersky tells the AP that he's ready to move part of his research work to the... More »

'World-Leading' US Cyberspies Exposed

Report suggests NSA embeds malware deep in hard drives

(Newser) - If computer hacking were an Olympic event, the US would take home the gold medal every time, a report from Russian computer security firm Kaspersky Lab suggests. Not that the American hackers will welcome the recognition: Kaspersky says the spy programs it has unearthed are the most advanced it has... More »

Stuxnet-Level Malware Spying on State Networks

Russian sites hit hardest by 'Red October' in recent years, says Kaspersky Labs

(Newser) - A highly sophisticated network of hackers has been spying on hundreds of diplomatic computers around the world unnoticed for about five years, reports the Christian Science Monitor . The "Red October" malware being used is on par with the notorious Stuxnet and Flame viruses, but this time criminals—as opposed... More »

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