Security researchers said a massive ransomware attack now known to have hit over 150 countries and at least 100,000 organizations appears to have been designed using leaked National Security Agency data.
malicious software, which spread over email and locked computer systems
with threats they would be wiped unless users paid money to the
hackers, is widely believed to exploit tools stolen from the NSA and
distributed online, the New York Times reported. Read more (5/15/17)
I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts.
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn — forced to resign in February for not fully disclosing details on his communications with the Russian government — made headlines Thursday by telling Congressional officials and the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he would testify in exchange for immunity.
Specifically, he would be interviewed by officials investigating the administration’s ties to Russia during the elections.
Early Friday morning, President Donald Trump used Twitter to endorse this move
So Pokemon Go came out and I legit walked around for three hours in the dark, met like five of my neighbors also looking for Pokemon, and saw a grown ass man trudge into a pond. What a time to be alive.