The hackers stole National Security Agency procedures used to spy foreign networks and the methods adopted to protect the networks of U.S.. Besides, the group took the code associated to the previous tasks. The breach took place in the home computer of a NSA contractor. The hacker used a Kaspersky Lab antivirus to access the target system. There is no sufficient evidence to support the Russian company collaboration in the case. More Information click here.
A misconfigured cloud-based file repository exposed the names, addresses, account details, and PINs of as many as 6 million US customers of telecommunications carrier Verizon. The cloud server was owned and operated by telephonic software and data firm NICE Systems, a third-party vendor for Verizon. More information click here