NSA’s use of software flaws to hack foreign targets posed risks to cybersecurity 

To penetrate the computers of foreign targets, the National Security Agency relies on software flaws that have gone undetected in the pipes of the Internet. For years, security experts have pressed the agency to disclose these bugs so they can be fixed, but the agency hackers have often been reluctant. Now with the mysterious release of a cache of NSA hacking tools over the weekend, the agency has lost an offensive advantage, experts say, and potentially placed at risk the security of countless large compa

Source: NSA’s use of software flaws to hack foreign targets posed risks to cybersecurity – The Washington Post

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