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  • Shadow Brokers Threaten Release of Further Hacking Tools Altcoin News, Altcoins, News, Technology

    The Shadow Brokers Threaten Release of Further Hacking Tools

    The Bitcoin Wallet used by the Shadow Brokers hacker group was emptied yesterday and now the group is threatening to sell new hacking tools in exchange for the cryptocurrency Zcash. The Shadow Brokers The Shadow Brokers are thought to be a hacker collective who in the summer of 2016 first attempted to sell hacking tools. Tools which exploited vulnerabilities in firewalls, anti-virus software, and Microsoft products. Among these tools was the now infamous Wannacry. The

    · May 30, 2017 · 1:21 pm
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    WanaCrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Myths Fail To Shake Bitcoin Optimism

    Bitcoin is shrugging off links with the ongoing international WanaCrypt0r 2 cyber attack as the media struggles to work out who to blame. WanaCrypt0r 2: Media Perpetuates Bitcoin Myth Beginning Friday morning, 99 countries began losing control of huge sections of their IT infrastructure. The alarm first became public after Spanish telecommunications giant Telefonica saw 85% of its computers infiltrated with Bitcoin ransomware. Screens displayed a demand for around $300 per machine to end the attack, which

    · May 13, 2017 · 7:00 pm
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    Global Banking System Under Threat As Hackers Crack NSA, SWIFT Again

    Hacker group Shadow Brokers has allegedly proved that the US National Security Agency (NSA) hacked SWIFT international banking network. NSA ‘Documents And Files’ Show SWIFT Transactions ‘Monitored’ In “documents and files” released Friday, Reuters reports, the group said it had evidence the NSA used SWIFT to “monitor money flows among some Middle Eastern and Latin American banks.” The news marks the second time Shadow Brokers has laid claim to compromising NSA secrets. In August 2016,

    · April 15, 2017 · 2:00 pm