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Cyber Code

Department of Defense

Analysis & Opinions - Foreign Affairs

Why the NSA Makes Us More Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

| May 30, 2017

Bruce Schneier discusses WannaCry, the National Security Agency, and the Vulnerabilities Equities Process and asks what the government's responsibility is when it discovers a vulnerability in a piece of software: alert the software vendor or keep it secret to use offensively.

Microsoft Research Building

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Analysis & Opinions - The Atlantic

Who Are the Shadow Brokers?

| May 23, 2017

After the WannaCry outbreak, the Shadow Brokers threatened to release more NSA secrets every month, giving cybercriminals and other governments worldwide even more exploits and hacking tools. Who are these guys? And how did they steal this information? The short answer is: We don't know. But we can make some educated guesses based on the material they've published.