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Shadow Brokers Hacking Group Claim to Have NSA Hacking Tools for Sale

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Shadow Brokers Hacking Group Claim to Have NSA Hacking Tools for Sale

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This article was posted on Tuesday, 12:23, UTC.

A hacking group by the name of Shadow Brokers is claiming that it has National Security Agency hacking tools for sale. In an Internet posting, the group said that they have a ‘full sponsor state tool set’ of cyberweapons, which the group claim belongs to the Equation Group, which is believed to be an NSA affiliate, according to a news report from RT. In a bid to back up their statement they posted what appears to be sample attack code. Shadow Brokers are offering to sell the complete set of tools to the highest bidder. They are seeking to raise 1,000,000 bitcoins,…

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