Hackers Grab More NSA Exploits, Possibly With Assistance Of Russian Antivirus Developer - Techdirt

Given the US government's recent decision to ban the use of Kaspersky AV software, one might assume Kaspersky itself acted maliciously. But the details in the story -- along with analysis from other journalists and researchers -- suggests the AV ...

Report: Russian Hackers Target Secrets Taken by NSA Worker - Military.com

This June 6, 2013 file photo, the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). Associated Press | 6 Oct 2017 | by Deb Riechmann. WASHINGTON — Hackers allegedly working for the Kremlin stole details ...

Russian Theft of NSA Secrets: Many Questions, Few Answers - BankInfoSecurity.com

Hackers working for Russia gained access to the home computer of an NSA employee in 2015, pilfering highly classified material and spying code that was apparently detected by Kaspersky Lab's anti-virus software (see Report: NSA Secrets Stolen From ...

Kaspersky Lab denies involvement in Russian hack of NSA contractor - The Guardian

In an official statement about the allegations, Kaspersky Lab said: 'As a private company, Kaspersky Lab does not have inappropriate ties to any government.' Photograph: Sergei Savostyanov/TASS. Technology ...

Russian hackers used Kaspersky software in NSA breach - report - Telecompaper

Russian government-backed hackers used Kaspersky antivirus software to steal information about National Security Agency surveillance and cyberdefence programmes, according to unnamed sources cited by the Wall Street Journal. The hackers apparently ...

Russian hackers allegedly steal NSA programs via Kaspersky vulnerability - Computer Business Review

With a string of cybersecurity incidents hitting the National Security Agency, is this proof that no organisation is safe? Russian hackers have allegedly stolen NSA cybersecurity programs by infiltrating the personal computer of a contractor. The NSA ...

Russians used Kaspersky program to hack US intel contractor's computer – report - Rappler

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – Russian hackers exploited anti-virus software made by Kaspersky Labs to steal top secret materials of the US National Security Agency off an NSA contractor's computer, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, October 5.

Kaspersky Lab May Consider Suing Competitors for Defamatory Campaigns - Sputnik International

Some companies specializing in data protection using tensions around Kaspersky Lab in the US to promote their products and Kaspersky plans to sue them. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Kaspersky Lab may look into filing defamation suits against the competition ...

Spy war alert: Did Russian hackers steal US defense data from NSA laptop? - Siliconrepublic.com

Breach, alleged to be via Kaspersky software, could enable Russia to evade NSA surveillance and more easily infiltrate US networks. Hackers working for the Russian government are believed to have stolen NSA data on US offensive and defensive cyber ...

Kaspersky may have been involved in biggest NSA security breach - SlashGear

It is almost ironic that the government body tasked with security itself become the victim of a security breach that could have easily been avoided. Then again, the NSA does have a large target painted on its back, whether it likes it or not. It is ...

Russian Hackers Steal NSA Secrets And Code With The Help Of Kaspersky Antivirus - Fossbytes

NSA is one of the world's most powerful government agencies. But that doesn't mean it's immune from different security threats and hacking attacks. The past track record of NSA, thanks to Edward Snowden and others, is a proof in itself. According to a ...

Did Russians get classified US secrets from NSA contractor? - onmanorama

Washington: Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday. As reported first by The ...

Reports: Russian hackers stole classified US cyber tools from NSA - NewsBytes

Hackers backed by the Russian government stole highly sensitive spying tools from US National Security Agency (NSA) in 2015 after a contractor loaded the information on his home computer. The details, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, will ...

Russian-based Kaspersky software believed to been used to take classified NSA data - CBS News

Russian-based Kaspersky Lab software was believed to have been used to take very sensitive and classified NSA data from an NSA contractor's personal computer, CBS News confirmed Thursday, resulting in a significant security breach. First reported by ...

Russian hackers stole US secrets from NSA - Deutsche Welle

Russian government-backed hackers stole US secrets on how to penetrate foreign computer networks in 2015. This after a National Security Agency contractor put highly classified information on his home computer. Russland Kaspersky Zentrale in Moskau ...

Russian hackers reportedly stole NSA data in 2015, likely via Kaspersky software - VentureBeat

Above: An undated aerial handout photo shows the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland. Image Credit: NSA/Handout via REUTERS. (Reuters) — Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified U.S. ...

Russian spies reportedly break into US government contractor's home PC; obtain critical NSA exploit codes - Firstpost

In what could be yet another case of a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor's system being hacked, reports are emerging that Russia-backed hackers have been involved in the act. Kasperky Labs' anti-virus software that runs on millions of personal ...

Russian hackers alleged to have stolen NSA data via Kaspersky antivirus software - SiliconANGLE News (blog)

Hackers acting on behalf of the Russian government are alleged to have stolen sensitive data, including exploits, from a contractor working for the National Security Agency, according to a report published Thursday. The Wall Street Journal claimed that ...

Russian hackers reportedly stole NSA cyber secrets in 2015 - CNET

Hackers backed by the Russian government reportedly made off with classified cyber secrets from the NSA. Declan McCullagh/CNET. Hackers backed by the Russian government stole highly classified cyber secrets in 2015 after an NSA contractor placed the ...

Should you uninstall Kaspersky software? - WTOP

Should you uninstall Kaspersky antivirus from your computer? There are concerns about the company's ties to Russian intelligence, and Data Doctor's Ken Colburn weighs in. (Thinkstock). Q: Should I uninstall Kaspersky anti-virus from my computer? A ...