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Exclusive: Probe Of Leaked NSA Hacking Tools Examines Operative’s ‘Mistake’

A federal investigation into a leak of hacking tools used by the National Security Agency is focusing on a theory that one of its operatives carelessly left them available on a remote computer — and Russian hackers found them.

September 22, 2016

FBI’s Comey Says Cybercrime A Top Priority After China Attacks

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — James B. Comey, the new FBI director, was visiting the bureau’s field office in Indiana recently and was struck by how the invention of the automobile gave old-time Midwest bank robbers like John Dillinger a faster getaway. Today, Comey’s FBI is more concerned with cybercrime, and […]

May 21, 2014

Chinese Hackers Allegedly Used ‘Spearphishing’ To Steal Secrets

By Robert Faturechi, Los Angeles Times Much of the damage allegedly inflicted by the Chinese military officers charged with economic espionage this week came via email scams. But the strategy, as described in a federal indictment, was far more sophisticated than the common “Nigerian prince” email blast. Instead of sending out thousands of generic scam […]

May 21, 2014