Press: The NSA and Locky ransomware
I researched and talked to various organisations, including the Washington Post, Forbes and The Daily Dot about the “Equation Group” “Shadow Brokers” leak, proving that the zero day exploits worked against Fortinet and Cisco kit. Amusingly members of the press had to forward my content to both companies to get them to investigate further, after I called initial statements into question.
To penetrate the computers of foreign targets, the National Security Agency relies on software flaws that have gone…www.washingtonpost.com
Edward Snowden thinks Russia is most likely suspect of alleged NSA breach due to timing of the leak.www.forbes.com
A day after an unknown group of hackers claimed to steal cyberweapons from the NSA, experts are now testing out the…www.dailydot.com
A Cisco hack leaked by the Shadow Brokers offers the first example of just how the NSA exploited American vendors…www.forbes.com
It was a cross team effort of independent security researchers, I spoke to VICE about it here:
Last week, "The Shadow Brokers" dumped a slew of hacking tools they claimed belonged to a group associated with the NSA…motherboard.vice.com
I also helped discover and document Locky, which turned out to be a major disruption for many organisations.
Several security researchers have discovered a new type of malware that jumps onto the ransomware bandwagon, encrypting…arstechnica.co.uk
by Chris Brook It's been difficult to keep track of all the different strains of ransomware that have plagued users…threatpost.com
Allein in den vergangenen 24 Stunden hat der Trojaner "Locky" etwa 17.000 Rechner in Deutschland infiziert. Das teilte…www.spiegel.de