Dave Kennedy featured in WIRED

March 28, 2018 | By:

Hacker Guccifer 2.0’s identity was recently determined after making one seemingly small mistake. TrustedSec founder, Dave Kennedy, contributed to the article detailing how even elite hackers are prone to human mistakes. Read more here.  


FBI strengthens crackdown on darknet drug dealing, Featuring Alex Hamerstone – FoxNews.com

February 01, 2018 | By:

The only place to buy illegal drugs used to be on street corners, or through a local dealer. Police and undercover agents would set up sting operations, or force buyers to turn in their local dealer. Now, the drug dealing business has moved online – prompting law enforcement officials to navigate the dark web to crack…


Very high level of confidence’ Russia used Kaspersky software for devastating NSA leaks, Featuring David Kennedy – Yahoo Finance

January 15, 2018 | By:

Three months after U.S. officials asserted that Russian intelligence used popular antivirus company Kaspersky to steal U.S. classified information, there are indications that the alleged espionage is related to a public campaign of highly damaging NSA leaks by a mysterious group called the Shadow Brokers. “That’s a Russian intelligence operation,” a former senior intelligence official,…


Local cybersecurity company warns of flaws in the phone, tablet, computer you’re using right now, Featuring Alex Hamerstone -News 5 Cleveland

January 08, 2018 | By:

There’s a good chance the phone, tablet or computer you use has a computer chip flaw that’s opening you up to hackers. The recent announcement of more than a billion devices being susceptible sent 5 On Your Side Investigators into action. We tracked down a company in our backyard designed to help stop the bad…


Linus Torvalds Is Not Happy About Intel’s Meltdown and Spectre Mess, Featuring Alex Hamerstone – Gizmodo.com

January 08, 2018 | By:

Famed Linux developer Linus Torvalds has some pretty harsh words for Intel on the fiasco over Meltdown and Spectre, the massive security flaws in modern processors that predominantly affect Intel products. Meltdown and Spectre exploit an architectural flaw with the way processors handle speculative execution, a technique that most modern CPUs use to increase speed. Both classes of vulnerability…


Meltdown & Spectre Fixes Arrive—But Don’t Solve Everything, Featuring Alex Hamerstone – Wired.com

January 06, 2018 | By:

This week, a pair of vulnerabilities broke basic security for practically all computers. That’s not an overstatement. Revelations about Meltdown and Spectre have wreaked digital havoc and left a critical mass of confusion in their wake. Not only are they terrifically complex vulnerabilities, the fixes that do exist have come in patchwork fashion. With most computing devices…


The NSA Agent Who Inexplicably Exposed Critical Secrets, Featuring David Kennedy – Wired.com

December 04, 2017 | By:

A SERIES OF leaks has rocked the National Security Agency over the past few years, resulting in digital spy tools strewn across the web that have caused real damage both inside and outside the agency. Many of the breaches have been relatively simple to carry out, often by contractors like the whistleblower Edward Snowden, who employed just a…


Uber Hack and Cover-up, Featuring David Kennedy-MSNBC

November 27, 2017 | By:

Former NSA hacker David Kennedy speaks about the implications of the Uber hack and whether the company should have reported the data breach. Click Here: Uber Hack and Cover-Up, Featuring David Kennedy-MSNBC


Held for Ransom! Learn How to Protect Your Data.

November 21, 2017 | By:

 Great panel with Chris Prewitt of TrustedSec, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Ulmer & Berne LLP, Wells Fargo Insurance Services, and RT Specialty  discussing “Cyber Game Plan: A Tabletop Exercise in Defending a Ransomware Attack.” Video Link: Held for Ransom! Learn how to Protect Your Data. Powerpoint: Held for Ransom! Learn How to Protect Your Data.  …


After Las Vegas shooting, Nevada officials go after sham websites seeking donations – Fox News, Featuring Alex Hamerstone

October 12, 2017 | By:

The Nevada Attorney General’s office is investigating reports of fake online charities collecting donations on behalf of victims that were killed or wounded at a shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas Oct. 1. Officials are partnering with GoFundMe and other social media sites to take down these fraudulent pages. There has been…