Hackers hack hackers to steal their hacking tools and deflect blame

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/10/04/fourth-party-collection-2.html


So… it really was the 400-pound guy in New Jersey?


Naah, it was North Korean hackers pretending to be Chinese hackers pretending to be Russian hackers pretending to be NSA hackers pretending to be Russian hackers.

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It should probably be noted somewhere here that the Moscow based Kaspersky Labs was recently banned from US Department of Interior offices over concerns that they were compromised by the Kremlin, so they may not be as impartial a source as they want everyone to believe.

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