Another well-known hacking group using leaked NSA hacking tools
Most of the tools used by Chafer, including SMB hacking tools like EternalBlue, were stolen from the NSA and are freely available on the public internet.
Meet the French researcher the Shadow Brokers keep calling out
A 29-year-old French security researcher and entrepreneur, Matthieu Suiche is one of the foremost experts when it comes to the peculiar group.
Leaked NSA tools were once again used in a global ransomware attack
A tool leaked by The Shadow Brokers was found to be used in the 'BadRabbit' attack.
The leaked NSA hacking tools keep showing up in criminal schemes
In practice, EternalBlue will allow a hacker to quickly compromise multiple computers on a shared network as long as they are all similarly running dated Microsoft software.
DNC hackers are using leaked NSA tools to spy on hotel guests across Europe
New research says that the Fancy Bear group, best known for breaking into the Democratic National Committee, have been using a leaked NSA espionage tool to target hotels across Europe in an apparent attempt to spy on specific guests.
Global ransomware attack was meant to be destructive, not collect money
Petya effectively demolishes a key function of the victim computer's boot process even before a victim has the chance to read any ransom demands.