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Evidence Mounts that NSA Computer Code was Stolen


Analysis of the cyber weapons that hackers say they extracted from the top secret National Security Agency has left a key team of outside experts increasingly certain that the files came from the NSA.

The Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, which has been at the forefront into research of NSA techniques, said it found 347 instances of encryption algorithms in the leaked files that have been seen previously only in NSA-linked computer programming.

...Brendan Dolan-Gavitt, a computer scientist at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, said he’d found coding that breaches seven different firewall systems or platforms made by the major manufacturers.

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