Kaspersky's Slingshot malware revelation sabotages US intelligence operation targeting ISIS

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Compromise of MikroTik routers attributed to US Joint Special Operations Command

Security firm Kaspersky's Slingshot revelation ten days ago sabotaged a US intelligence operation targeting ISIS terrorists in Afghanistan, Iran, Sudan and Somalia, it has been claimed.  The Sli...

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