The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that it undertook a law enforcement operation to remove malware from hundreds of victim systems in the United States. What’s the significance of the move?
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The world is probably days away from a mass-exploitation of Microsoft Exchange servers—a hack that could have a far greater impact than the SolarWinds breach.
Lawfare readers by now should be very familiar with the concept of the FBI's Network Investigatory Technique or NIT, a small piece of malicious code that exploits the target’s computer to generate a message which deanonymizes the target. So far we've seen exploitive NITs used by the FBI two major child pornography cases: Freedom Hosting and PlayPen.