Random hackers are taking NSA-linked cyber weapons for a test drive
Across the globe, opportunistic hackers are developing and now launching powerful cyber attacks using computer code copied from a trove of leaked cyber weapons reportedly once used by the NSA, security firms and researchers tell FedScoop.
Hackers claim to have stolen cyberweapons from NSA
A mysterious group named the Shadow Brokers is claiming to have breached an elite hacking team, known as Equation Group, that is reportedly affiliated with the NSA. The news broke Monday morning when the self-named group posted a downloadable sample of exploit code, supposedly detailing several offensive cyber tools reportedly once used by the NSA.