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Report: Multiple groups likely collaborating on Shamoon malware campaign

Analysis of the 2016-2017 Shamoon malware attacks against Saudi organizations suggests that multiple hacker groups may be collaborating on this effort on behalf of a nation-state actor, according to a new blog post and technical analysis published this week by McAfee. “We found that the latest Shamoon campaigns… are connected to other notable campaigns, and…

New Shadow Brokers dump suggests NSA spied on Middle Eastern banks

The Shadow Brokers hacking group responsible for leaking tools and exploits purportedly linked to the U.S. National Security Agency dumped more stolen secrets on Friday, including evidence that the spy agency was likely monitoring the activity of Middle Eastern banks. According to news reports and analysis from security researchers, the latest cache of files linked…

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