The Intercept: Malware Attacks Used by the U.S. Government Retain Potency for Many Years, New Evidence Indicates

The Intercept: Malware Attacks Used by the U.S. Government Retain Potency for Many Years, New Evidence Indicates. “The government has long insisted that it discloses more than 90 percent of the vulnerabilities it finds or purchases, and that those it doesn’t disclose initially get reviewed on a regular basis to re-evaluate if they should be disclosed. The problem with this is that the public doesn’t know how long the government is exploiting these security holes before they’re shared publicly — and therefore how long ordinary citizens are left exposed to Russian or Chinese nation-state hackers or cybercriminals who may discover the same vulnerabilities and exploit them.”

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