Tag: Exploits

Four Researchers Suspend Patreon Campaign to Subscribe to The Shadow Brokers’ Monthly Exploit Service

It was only a matter of time until someone would seek to buy The Shadow Brokers’ exploits. A group of security researchers is raising funds to do exactly that. This news comes on the heels of the notorious cybercrime gang announcing their monthly exploit subscription package. The money needed to buy these exploits will be raised through the Patreon platform. It appears this campaign has now been put on hold until …
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The Shadow Brokers Only Accept ZCash Payments for Their Monthly Dump Service

It appears The Shadow Brokers are not done with their exploit sharing just yet. In fact, the group has announced a monthly dump service, which would give members access to more NSA hacking tools. It is evident the group aims to capitalize on the success of ransomware and malware attacks using NSA tools. Selling this information has proven to be quite difficult, thus a monthly service makes a lot of …
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Former NSA Operative Arrested for Stealing Classified Documents

Harold Thomas Martin III was arrested yesterday by the FBI in connection with the leaked NSA hacking tools. Martin was arrested at his Maryland home for theft of government property and unauthorized removal and retention of classified materials. The Department of Justice press release stated that warrants to search Martin’s home were issued in August, and that most of the information taken from the home, plus Martin’s vehicle, were marked …
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