The 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
6.28.18
Internet Insecurity

Ex-NSA Hackers Worry China And Russia Will Try to Arrest Them

The US government has been indicting foreign government hackers, and American government hackers are worried China and Russia might start doing the same to them.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.1.17
Internet Insecurity

Ex-NSA Hackers Are Not Surprised by Bombshell Kaspersky Report

Former NSA hackers respond to the revelation of yet another breach at the spy agency.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.6.17
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
8.9.17
zcash

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
5.31.17
The Shadow Brokers

This Is How the NSA Infiltrated a Huge Banking Network in the Middle East

The NSA hacking tools dumped by The Shadow Brokers show how the spy agency broke into the major Dubai-based EastNets system.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.17
The Shadow Brokers

Newly Leaked Hacking Tools Were Worth $2 Million on the Gray Market

The new Windows hacking tools allegedly stolen from the NSA were worth a lot of money before they were dropped for free on the internet.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.14.17
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
4.14.17
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
4.14.17
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
4.14.17
The Shadow Brokers

They're Back: The Shadow Brokers Release More Alleged Exploits

In their new post, the NSA hackers pointed specifically to President Trump, and recent political events.
Joseph Cox
4.8.17
hackers

NSA Exploit Peddlers The Shadow Brokers Call It Quits

“Final fuck you, you should have been believing TheShadowBrokers.”
Joseph Cox
1.12.17