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Cyberscoop
January 11, 2017

A mysterious group that claims to have stolen tools once used by the NSA published material Sunday to show it is in possession of Microsoft Windows software exploits. 

Screenshots of the alleged exploits in use, along with a comprehensive list of filenames and directories were all shared by the enigmatic group the “Shadow Brokers,” in a new blog post. Beyond the supplementary evidence is a set of encrypted folders, each protected by a PGP key. The encrypted folders presumably hold the actual, functioning exploits Rendition Infosec founder Jake Williams told CyberScoop.

A meticulous inspection of the aforementioned filenames and directories provides some clues about where the hacking tools came from and when they were developed.

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ShadowBrokers leak page/website

Cybersecurity experts tell CyberScoop the viewable evidence suggests the existence of advanced hacking tools, which could be used to exfiltrate data, destroy digital forensic evidence, attribute old cyberattacks and compromise numerous systems running older versions of Windows. The Shadow Brokers are supposedly selling the exploits for roughly $850,000 worth of bitcoin in total.

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This article was posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 6:40 am





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