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New Russian Hacker Claims Putin Ordered Theft Of Clinton’s Email, After First One Refused FBI Bribe To Lie

A Russian hacker has reportedly confessed that he hacked the DNC and stole Hillary Clinton’s emails under the direction of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), claims Russian news outlet The Bell. Konstantin Kozlovsky – a Russian citizen with a hacker group called Lurk, confessed to the theft during a hearing about his arrest in August, along […]

“Not The Russians” – British MPs Blame Iran For “Brute Force” Hack

Yet another purported example of Russia-linked hackers infiltrating the email accounts of powerful government officials    has been conclusively debunked. The Guardian is reporting that a June incident where the accounts of dozens of UK ministers of parliament were infiltrated by shadowy hackers has been traced back to Iran. The UK intelligence community’s initial conclusion – […]

New Research Shows Guccifer 2.0 Files Were Copied Locally Suggesting DNC Not “Hacked By Russians”

Via Disobedient Media New meta-analysis has emerged from a document published today by an independent researcher known as The Forensicator, which suggests that files eventually published by the Guccifer 2.0 persona were likely initially downloaded by a person with physical access to a computer possibly connected to the internal DNC network. The individual most likely used a […]

New Research Shows Guccifer 2.0 Files Were Copied Locally, Not Hacked

Via Disobedient Media New meta-analysis has emerged from a document published today by an independent researcher known as The Forensicator, which suggests that files eventually published by the Guccifer 2.0 persona were likely initially downloaded by a person with physical access to a computer possibly connected to the internal DNC network. The individual most likely used a […]

“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 […]

Microsoft Slams NSA For Letting Its Hacking Tools Cause Global Malware Epidemic

In early April, when we reported that the hacker group known as the Shadow Brokers had released the password to NSA’s “Top Secret Arsenal” of tools that allowed anyone to “back door” into virtually any computer system (in what it claimed was a protest of Trump’s betrayal), few people noticed. On Friday, however, the entire […]

‘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 […]

The Most Shocking Revelation From The CIA-Spying Scandal

Via Simon Black of SovereignMan.com, It happened again– another spying scandal in the Land of the Free. Yesterday Wikileaks released 8,761 CIA documents detailing the agency’s hacking of smart phones, routers, computers, and even televisions. These files reveal that the CIA can and has hacked devices that were supposedly secure– iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. […]