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Data hoovered up by the spy base at Pine Gap in Alice Springs is being used to target enemies of the US, reports based on leaked information from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden claim.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Even as many security researchers rallied around Briton Marcus Hutchins, who was arrested in the US last week on allegations of creating the banking trojan, Kronos, the head of security firm Immunity, Dave Aitel, has cast the cat among the pigeons by claiming that Hutchins was also behind the WannaCry ransomware.

Published in Security

If American judicial authorities are going after British security researcher Marcus Hutchins for allegedly writing malware, then they will also have to indict people at the NSA who were responsible for creating Windows exploits that then leaked and led to massive ransomware attacks.

Published in Open Sauce
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