Shadow Brokers

The Shadow Brokers

Cryptocurrency Transactions May Uncover Sales of Shadow Broker Hacking Tools

Even though the Shadow Brokers told customers to use privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash, researchers may have found clues pointing to who tried to buy more of the group's wares.
Joseph Cox

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware That Uses an NSA Exploit Is On the Rise

Say hello to WannaMine.
Daniel Oberhaus
Internet Insecurity

The Shadow Brokers Have Made Almost $90,000 Selling Hacking Tools by Subscription, Researcher Says

An anonymous researcher has been able to identify the email address of people who have subscribed to the monthly dump service by the mysterious hacking group.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
State of Surveillance

The NSA Has Done Little to Prevent the Next Edward Snowden

Maybe this is why there are a bunch of alleged NSA hacking tools floating around the internet.
Marcy Wheeler

Hackers Are Crowdfunding Cryptocurrency to Buy Alleged NSA Exploits

Using a Patreon to raise cash to buy Zcash to obtain alleged state-level exploits to stop the next wave of ransomware infecting hospitals. The future is weird.
Joseph Cox
Zombie Hacks

Correction: WannaCry Ransomware That Struck the Globe Isn't Back, Yet

The ransomware samples without the kill switch do not pose the same threat to the public
Joseph Cox
Shadow Brokers

The Password to the Latest NSA Leak Is a 4chan Meme

Sarah Jeong
Internet Insecurity

The New Shadow Brokers Leak Connects the NSA to the Stuxnet Cyber Weapon Used on Iran

Researchers have found a hidden gem inside the treasure trove of the new alleged NSA hacking tools dumped by the Shadow Brokers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

We Can Calm Down: Microsoft Already Patched Most of the Shadow Brokers Exploits

And the three remaining exploits are only designed for unsupported systems, the company says.
Joseph Cox
hack the planet

The Latest Dump of Alleged NSA Tools Is ‘The Worst Thing Since Snowden’

Thanks to the Shadow Brokers, any hacker can now easily attack and pwn millions of Windows computers on the internet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
It's Hacks All the Way Down

Your Government's Hacking Tools Are Not Safe

From Cellebrite, to Shadow Brokers, to the CIA dump, so many recent data breaches have shown there is a real risk of exposure of government hacking tools.
Joseph Cox
The Shadow Brokers

Alleged NSA Victim Denies Hackers Ever Broke In

The Shadow Brokers released several alleged NSA files, which explicitly called out EastNet as a target.
Joseph Cox