Usually it’s the Russians that dump its enemies’ files. This week, US Cyber Command (CYBERCOM), a part of the military tasked with hacking and cybersecurity focused missions, started publicly releasing unclassified samples of adversaries’ malware it has discovered.

CYBERCOM says the move is to improve information sharing among the cybersecurity community, but in some ways it could be seen as a signal to those who hack US systems: we may release your tools to the wider world…

https://www.vice.com/en_au/article/8xpa7k/us-military-cybercom-publicly-dumped-russian-government-malware-fancy-bear-apt28

Leave a Reply