Hackers explain to have stolen cyberweapons from NSA, direct 1 million Bitcoin in exchange

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A hacking organisation called The Shadow Brokers claims to have acquired hacking collection from a organisation related to a US National Security Agency (NSA), and is now seeking for 1 million Bitcoin (about $568 million) in an auction in sell for a information.

The Shadow Brokers tweeted a manifesto on Saturday, along with screenshots of a record folders it claims to have obtained, to a series of media outlets. The files are allegedly from Equation Group, a codename for a supervision hacking organisation widely believed to be a NSA.

“Attention supervision sponsors of cyber crusade and those who distinction from it !!!!” a declaration stated. “How most we compensate for enemies cyber weapons?…We find cyber weapons done by creators of stuxnet, duqu, flame…We follow Equation Group traffic. We find Equation Group source range. We penetrate Equation Group. We find many many Equation Group cyber weapons.”

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Security organisation Kaspersky Group reported on Equation Group in 2015, and followed the mixed mechanism network exploitation operations dating behind to 2001. The organisation did not



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