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Submission + - Kaspersky's 'Slingshot' report burned an ISIS-focused intelligence operation (cyberscoop.com)

HowellONeill writes: When Kaspersky Lab reported on "one of the most technically sophisticated groups we’ve ever seen" earlier this month by the name of Slingshot, the Moscow-based cybersecurity firm actually exposed a U.S.-led counter-terrorism operation targeting al-Qaeda and ISIS, according to current and former U.S. intelligence officials. The report opened up a debate around the industry: What, if any, responsibilities do cybersecurity companies bear when faced with espionage that is targeting groups uniformly considered terrorists?
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Kaspersky's 'Slingshot' report burned an ISIS-focused intelligence operation

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