Articles about US National Security Agency
13 May 2019Technology
Two years ago, a major ransomware-based cyberattack, dubbed WannaCry, compromised hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe.
06 Oct 2017World
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.
04 Aug 2017World
In May, British cyber-security researcher Marcus Hutchins rose to prominence for stalling the WannaCry cyber-attack which affected millions of computers nationwide.
07 Jul 2017India
Indian clothing company Blackberrys (Gurgaon-based) is the latest victim of the massive ransomware attack.
20 May 2017World
A team of researchers said they had found a last-chance way to protect systems from WannaCry, which first hit computers in 99 countries a week ago.
18 May 2017World
Shadow Brokers, the group which released parts of US national security agency (NSA)'s cyber weapons stockpile, forming the basis of the WannaCry ransomware, promised to keep releasing hacking tools every month to those willing to pay for the same.
17 May 2017India
Quick Heal Technologies, a cyber security firm, detected over 48,000 ransomware attack attempts in India; West Bengal witnessed the most incidents.
16 May 2017India
Sources said operations were suspended in some ATMs running on old versions of Windows, to keep them safe from the WannaCry ransomware attack.
15 May 2017India
The RBI has issued a directive to all banks to open their ATMs only after they have updated their software to protect against the recent WannaCry malware attack.
13 May 2017World
A massive cyber-attack has struck organizations around the world which is believed to have used tools made by the US National Security Agency.
03 May 2017World
USA's national anthem's lyrics say that America is "land of the free and the home of the brave"; now ironically it is also of the "closely watched" thanks to NSA, which despite Congress limitation, collated 151 million records of phone calls by American citizens last year.
15 Apr 2017World
Hacking group Shadow Brokers have leaked spy tools allegedly created and used by the US National Security Agency (NSA).