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The NSA Officially Has a Rogue Contractor Problem - WIRED

The NSA is one of the world's most notoriously secretive and powerful government agencies, guarding its powerful hacking tools and massive caches of collected data under layers of security clearances and world-class technical protections. But it turns ...and more »

Russian government hackers used antivirus software to steal US cyber capabilities - Washington Post

Russian government hackers lifted details of U.S. cyber capabilities from a National Security Agency employee who was running Russian antivirus software on his computer, according to several individuals familiar with the matter. The employee had taken ...and more »

New NSA Breach Linked to Popular Russian Antivirus Software - New York Times

WASHINGTON — In the latest case of an insider removing sensitive data from the nation's largest intelligence agency, Russian hackers obtained classified documents that a National Security Agency employee had taken and stored on his home computer.and more »

Kaspersky Under Scrutiny in New Revelations About NSA Security Breach - Gizmodo

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, highly classified material from the NSA was stolen by hackers working for the Russian government in 2015. It's being called “one of the most significant security breaches in recent years,” and ...and more »

Report: Russia hacked NSA documents with aid from antivirus software - PBS NewsHour

The Wall Street Journal reported that Russia obtained classified information about how the U.S. military protects its computer networks and conducts electronic spying. The breach occurred when data was stolen by an NSA contractor, then hacked by Russia.and more »

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 ...and more »

Russia reportedly stole NSA secrets with help of Kaspersky—what we know now - Ars Technica

The Wall Street Journal just published an incendiary article that says hackers working for the Russian government stole confidential material from a National Security Agency contractor's home computer after identifying files though the contractor's use ...and more »

Russian intelligence reportedly breached the NSA in 2015, stealing cybersecurity strategy - TechCrunch

The NSA suffered a serious breach in 2015, exposing the agency's cyberwarfare strategy, including its own defenses and methods of attacking foreign networks, reports The Wall Street Journal today. Russian intelligence is said to be behind the attack ...and more »

Forget Kaspersky Labs, it's the NSA that sucks at security - Wired.co.uk

An NSA employee took confidential files home, and everyone's mad at Kaspersky Labs. According to anonymous sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, yet another NSA contractor took home files that they shouldn't have. In this case, it was to work ...and more »

'The nail in the coffin': Russia's top cyber firm may have made a 'catastrophic' mistake - Business Insider

Russian hackers reportedly stole top-secret intelligence from the National Security Agency by exploiting Kaspersky antivirus software. Experts say that, depending on what was stolen from the contractor, the revelation could be "catastrophic" for ...and more »