Loading...

    NSA hacking tools will find their way to criminals eventually

    Date21 Jan 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    2413
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    The U.S. National Security Agency has reportedly developed technology to commandeer computers even when they are off the Internet, and security experts warn it's only a matter of time before similar tools become part of cybercriminals' toolbox. Since 2008, the NSA has used radio technology to send and receive data to compromise nearly 100,000 systems in a number of overseas targets, the New York Times reported Wednesday. While based on technology that has been around for decades, the level of sophistication of the tools developed by the NSA is impressive, experts say.
    You are not authorised to post comments.

    Comments powered by CComment

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    Which email threat are you most interested in learning more about?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /component/communitypolls/?task=poll.vote&format=json
    22
    radio
    [{"id":"81","title":"Ransomware","votes":"3","type":"x","order":"1","pct":75,"resources":[]},{"id":"82","title":"Business email compromise ","votes":"1","type":"x","order":"2","pct":25,"resources":[]},{"id":"83","title":"Spam email","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"3","pct":0,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.