Tag: NSA Leak

A Security Researcher Created a Tool to Test for NSA’s DoublePulsar Malware

Recently, the Shadow Brokers hacking group revealed a number of hacking tools that are believed to have been developed and used by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Among these was the DoublePulsar ‘implant’, which is essentially a malware downloader that serves as an intermediary for potent malware to reach infected computers. A security researcher has now created a tool that will allow you to know if your computer is …
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Former NSA Operative Arrested for Stealing Classified Documents

Harold Thomas Martin III was arrested yesterday by the FBI in connection with the leaked NSA hacking tools. Martin was arrested at his Maryland home for theft of government property and unauthorized removal and retention of classified materials. The Department of Justice press release stated that warrants to search Martin’s home were issued in August, and that most of the information taken from the home, plus Martin’s vehicle, were marked …
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