Tag: The Shadow Brokers

The Shadow Brokers Unveil United Rake Toolkit and Double Monthly NSA Dump Frequency

Very few people will be surprised to hear The Shadow Brokers have returned in full force. Although their monthly subscription service in exchange for ZCash is doing quite well, they still release new exploits now and then. Their latest offering comes in the form of United Rake. This is yet another tool allegedly belonging to the NSA, and it packs quite a bit of functionality. United Rake Exploit Spotted in …
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Cryptocurrency Mining Malware CoinMiner Spreads Using NSA Exploit

Mining cryptocurrency can be extremely profitable, especially if you use someone else’s computer to avoid paying for expensive hardware or electricity. According to Japanese security firm Trend Micro, hackers have created malware known as CoinMiner that uses an exploit developed by the NSA to use victims’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency Mining Malware According to reports, CoinMiner exploits a component in PCs known as Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and infects computers using …
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The Shadow Brokers Earn US$90,000 Worth of Monero With Monthly Exploit Service

Most cryptocurrency enthusiasts will remember the Shadow Brokers. The hacker collective has been making a lot of headlines over the past few months. Not too long ago, it started selling major exploits through a monthly subscription service, and appears to have made around US$90,000 from doing so. The information below comes from an anonymous researcher and should be taken with a grain of salt accordingly. The Shadow Brokers are Making Bank With Exploits The …
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The Shadow Brokers Threaten to Expose Alleged Former NSA Hacker

The Shadow Brokers have been relatively quiet over the past few weeks, which is never a good sign. It now appears the infamous hacker collective is looking to expose a former NSA hacker’s identity. That is a very troublesome development if true. Moreover, it appears the group is quite upbeat regarding their monthly dump service subscription, which has seen “significant interest” since it launched. The Shadow Brokers Are Still Lurking …
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