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Hackers are using Leaked NSA Hacking Tools to Covertly Hijack Thousands of Computers

Your tax dollars at work! If a hacker breaks into your computer, you can probably thank the U.S. government. Researchers say that hackers are using the leaked tools developed by NSA to create an big malicious proxy network. Akamai says more than 45,000 devices are already under the thumb of the massive network — potentially amounting to more than a million computers waiting for commands.

Details may be found in an article by Zack Whittaker in the TechCrunch web site at:

Categories: Legal Affairs

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