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NSA hired VUPEN, "Darth Vader of Cybersecurity," for 0-day exploit

v3rgEz (125380) writes | about a year ago

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v3rgEz (125380) writes "Documents requested by MuckRock from the National Security Agency show it had a contract with the French security researcher VUPEN whose founder and CEO Chaouki Bekrar puckishly touts himself as the "Darth Vader of Cybersecurity."

While the NSA redacted the price of the subscription, VUPEN is apparently hoping the year-long contract is a sign of things to come: It recently tweeted it was setting up shop in Maryland."

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