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Is it ethical for these researchers to pay hackers for access to malware before it's unleashed? - Quartz

Is it ethical for these researchers to pay hackers for access to malware before it's unleashed?QuartzAfter nine months of failing to get rich by selling the hacking tools it claims to have stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA), the Shadow Brokers have a new plan. They want to start a “Monthly Dump Service,” the group said in a post on ...and more »

Researchers launch fund-raiser to buy NSA exploits - iTWire

Researchers launch fund-raiser to buy NSA exploitsiTWireTwo security researchers, supported by a number of others, have launched a fund-raiser aimed at collecting enough money to buy the next set of NSA security exploits offered by the Shadow Brokers group. The two are Matthew Hickey (@HackerFantastic) ...and more »

Group linked to NSA leaks says it will release more data in July - The Guam Daily Post;

Group linked to NSA leaks says it will release more data in July - The Guam Daily Post

The Guam Daily PostGroup linked to NSA leaks says it will release more data in JulyThe Guam Daily PostNSA HQ: An aerial view of the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters in Ft. Meade, Maryland, on Jan. 29, 2010. Reuters. prev. next. A group that published hacking tools that security experts believe were stolen from the U.S. National Security ...and more »

Shadow Brokers, hacking group, offers subscription service for stolen cyber weapons - Washington Times;

Shadow Brokers, hacking group, offers subscription service for stolen cyber weapons - Washington Times

Washington TimesShadow Brokers, hacking group, offers subscription service for stolen cyber weaponsWashington TimesA hacker group responsible for leaking cyber weapons stolen from the National Security Agency and enabling the recent, wide-scale WannaCry ransomware attack detailed its plans Tuesday to unload its next batch of exploits through a monthly subscription ...and more »

Shadow Brokers dump crowdfunding raises ethical questions - TechTarget;

Shadow Brokers dump crowdfunding raises ethical questions - TechTarget

TechTargetShadow Brokers dump crowdfunding raises ethical questionsTechTargetThe prospect of monthly NSA cyberweapons leaks in new Shadow Brokers dump raised questions about the ethics of paying criminals for stolen goods. This Article Covers. Emerging threats. RELATED TOPICS. Nation-state cyberattacks · Messaging threats ...and more »

Cybersecurity pros want to buy Shadow Brokers' hacked exploits - CNET;

Cybersecurity pros want to buy Shadow Brokers' hacked exploits - CNET

CNETCybersecurity pros want to buy Shadow Brokers' hacked exploitsCNETThe Shadow Brokers are releasing June's batch of exploits for 100 ZCoin, which is worth more than $22,000, currently. NurPhoto. It might take about $25,000 to stop the next WannaCry attack from happening. Considering that the global ransomware's cost ...and more »

"Shadow Brokers" New Threat-As-a-Service Subscription - ISBuzz News

ISBuzz News"Shadow Brokers" New Threat-As-a-Service SubscriptionISBuzz NewsBleeping Computer is among news outlets reporting The Shadow Brokers Announce Details About Upcoming Monthly Dump Service – its data-and-exploits-as-a-service forfor which the subscription price is 100 Zcash cryptocurrency (approximately $28,000 ...and more »

Shadow Brokers Offer Monthly Service of SWIFT Info, Exploits and Nuke Data - Infosecurity Magazine;

Shadow Brokers Offer Monthly Service of SWIFT Info, Exploits and Nuke Data - Infosecurity Magazine

Infosecurity MagazineShadow Brokers Offer Monthly Service of SWIFT Info, Exploits and Nuke DataInfosecurity MagazineThe Shadow Brokers, they of the NSA hacking tools leak, have announced plans to institute a monthly subscription for new exploits. The “exploits-as-a-service” offering will go for 100 Zcash per month, which is a cryptocurrency. That translates at the ...and more »

Shadow Brokers Dumps Bitcoin for Zcash in 'Monthly Dump' Subscription - CryptoCoinsNews

Shadow Brokers Dumps Bitcoin for Zcash in 'Monthly Dump' SubscriptionCryptoCoinsNewsHaving failed to win big rewards for the stolen National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tools it auctioned last year, the Shadow Brokers hacking group is now trying to cash in on what credibility it might have left through a new monthly dumping service ...and more »

Shadow Brokers to Start Monthly Paid Dump Service - Hack Read;

Shadow Brokers to Start Monthly Paid Dump Service - Hack Read

Hack ReadShadow Brokers to Start Monthly Paid Dump ServiceHack ReadShadow Brokers, the group that is now famously known for leaking the NSA hacking tools, Eternal Blue and Double Pulsar that infected computers worldwide with the WannaCry ransomware attack, is now announcing a new dump service through which, it will ...and more »

Security Researchers Are Gathering Funds to Buy Future Shadow Brokers Exploits - BleepingComputer;

Security Researchers Are Gathering Funds to Buy Future Shadow Brokers Exploits - BleepingComputer

BleepingComputerSecurity Researchers Are Gathering Funds to Buy Future Shadow Brokers ExploitsBleepingComputerA group of security researchers have set up a Patreon page to raise funds necessary to buy their way into the first batch of monthly exploit the Shadow Brokers promised on Tuesday. The four researchers are Matthew Hickey (@HackerFantastic), @X0rz, ...and more »

Crowdfunding campaign to buy stolen NSA hacking tools from Shadow Brokers - Network World;

Crowdfunding campaign to buy stolen NSA hacking tools from Shadow Brokers - Network World

Network WorldCrowdfunding campaign to buy stolen NSA hacking tools from Shadow BrokersNetwork WorldIf you don't have the kind of money laying around to buy into the Shadow Brokers June dump of the month club, yet still want to analyze the exploits so any possible zero-days can be patched, will you participate in the crowdfunding campaign to buy the ...and more »

STEALTHbits Announces Free Shadow Brokers Vulnerability Utility - ISBuzz News;

STEALTHbits Announces Free Shadow Brokers Vulnerability Utility - ISBuzz News

ISBuzz NewsSTEALTHbits Announces Free Shadow Brokers Vulnerability UtilityISBuzz NewsHAWTHORNE, NJ – (Marketwired) – STEALTHbits Technologies Inc., a leading cybersecurity software company focused on protecting an organization's credentials and data, announced today the release of a free utility to identify unpatched systems.and more »

ShadowBrokers Hacker Group To Publish More NSA Code - Silicon UK;

ShadowBrokers Hacker Group To Publish More NSA Code - Silicon UK

Silicon UKShadowBrokers Hacker Group To Publish More NSA CodeSilicon UKHacker collective ShadowBrokers have warned that they will release in July a fresh batch of stolen code reportedly from the National Security Agency (NSA). It comes after the group last year released a number of NSA hacking tools, and then dumped ...and more »

Shadow Brokers launch subscription service for stolen exploits, zero-day leaks - ZDNet;

Shadow Brokers launch subscription service for stolen exploits, zero-day leaks - ZDNet

ZDNetShadow Brokers launch subscription service for stolen exploits, zero-day leaksZDNetblack-vine-header-imagecredsymantec.jpg Symantec. While the world scrambled to fight off the WannaCry ransomware which caused serious disruption to core services worldwide, the Shadow Brokers threat group were planning to cash in on the market for ...and more »

Hackers are trying to crowdfund money to buy stolen 'NSA cyberweapons' - International Business Times UK;

Hackers are trying to crowdfund money to buy stolen 'NSA cyberweapons' - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKHackers are trying to crowdfund money to buy stolen 'NSA cyberweapons'International Business Times UKTwo cybersecurity experts are attempting to crowdfund the purchase of alleged National Security Agency (NSA) cyberweapons from a collective known as The Shadow Brokers, less than a month after one previously-leaked exploit was used to fuel a global ...and more »

'Cash for hacking tools' sparks debate - BBC News;

'Cash for hacking tools' sparks debate - BBC News

BBC News'Cash for hacking tools' sparks debateBBC NewsSecurity researchers are considering buying undetected software security vulnerabilities from a notorious group of hackers. The Shadow Brokers group has previously leaked exploits allegedly stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA), and is ...and more »

Hackers behind leak of WannaCry ransomware make statement offering to sell on secret NSA cyber weapons for ... - The Sun;

Hackers behind leak of WannaCry ransomware make statement offering to sell on secret NSA cyber weapons for ... - The Sun

The SunHackers behind leak of WannaCry ransomware make statement offering to sell on secret NSA cyber weapons for ...The SunTHE hacking group that originally leaked the software responsible for the global WannaCry ransomware cyber attack is offering to sell a cache of digital weapons developed by America's National Security Agency. A mysterious organisation called the ...and more »

ShadowBrokers offers CISOs zero-day details for $21000 - IT PRO;

ShadowBrokers offers CISOs zero-day details for $21000 - IT PRO

IT PROShadowBrokers offers CISOs zero-day details for $21000IT PROShadow Brokers plans to charge security professionals and white hat hackers a $21,000 subscription fee for access to dumps of new zero-day exploits, giving them the opportunity to develop countermeasures to hacking tools that could otherwise prove ...and more »

Hackers Are Crowdfunding Cryptocurrency to Buy Alleged NSA Exploits - Motherboard;

Hackers Are Crowdfunding Cryptocurrency to Buy Alleged NSA Exploits - Motherboard

MotherboardHackers Are Crowdfunding Cryptocurrency to Buy Alleged NSA ExploitsMotherboardUsing a Patreon to raise cash to buy Zcash to obtain alleged state-level exploits to stop the next wave of ransomware infecting hospitals. The future is weird. The Shadow Brokers are not going away. Earlier this month, the group of self-described ...and more »