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Mysterious Hacker Leaks Emails Of Top US State Department Expert On Russia

Coming at a “sensitive” moment for US-Russian hacking diplomatic relations, on Friday Foreign Policy reported that emails belonging to a senior US State Department intelligence official involved in Russian affairs have been leaked by a hacker known as “Johnnie Walker.” The official, whose work is focused on Russian domestic affairs and who was described to […]

“ShadowBrokers” Hacking Group Launches Subscription Service Selling Nuclear Secrets

The hacking group known as 'The Shadow Brokers' is pushing a monthly subscription service offering members top secret information including "compromised network data" from the nuclear and ballistic missile programs of Russia, China, North Korea and Iran. As a reminder, we have noted in the past, many security experts believe the Equation Group is the […]

France Warns Media Not To Publish Hacked Macron Emails, Threatens With Criminal Charges

After 9 gigabytes of Macron-linked documents and emails were released on an anonymous pastebin website on Friday afternoon in what Macron’s campaign said was a “massive and coordinated” hacking attack, France – fearing a similar response to what happened with Hillary Clinton after 35,000 John Podesta emails were released one month before the US presidential […]

‘Anonymous’ Joins Hacker Crusade To Steal Millions From Global Central Banks

Roughly a year ago we wrote about perhaps the most notable bank heist in history in which a group of hackers used Swift, the interbank messaging system, to steal $81 million from the Central Bank of Bangladesh.  Here’s our recap:  For those who missed the story, you can review it in all its James Bond-ish […]

“Russian Hackers” Reemerge, Said To Demand Bitcoin Ransoms From Liberal Groups

In the latest attempt to steer the political narrative away from Trump’s wiretapping accusations and back to Russian hackers, Bloomberg‘s Michael Riley is reporting this morning that at least a dozen liberal groups in the U.S. have been targeted in a new wave of new cyber attacks.  Apparently those hackers are scouring the emails of […]