Essays Tagged "Fortune"

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The World's Most Sophisticated Hacks: Governments?

  • Bruce Schneier
  • Fortune
  • March 3, 2015

Last month, Moscow-based security software maker Kaspersky Labs published detailed information on what it calls the Equation Group and how the U.S. National Security Agency and their U.K. counterpart, GCHQ, have figure how to embed spyware deep inside computers, gaining almost total control of those computers to eavesdrop on most of the world’s computers, even in the face of reboots, operating system reinstalls, and commercial anti-virus products. The details are impressive, and I urge anyone interested in tech to read the Kaspersky documents, or these …

Sidebar photo of Bruce Schneier by Joe MacInnis.