It’s quite the dilemma: A nefarious group of hackers plans to sell a cache of stolen National Security Agency exploits, but you can’t quite come up with the cryptocurrency needed to buy it.
What to do?
Well, if you’re two prominent security researchers, the answer is simple: crowdfund it. That’s right, there’s now a Patreon for buying stolen NSA hacking tools.
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But it’s not what you might think. The researchers behind the Patreon campaign, Hacker Fantastic and x0rz, hope that by purchasing the data they will be able to analyze it and possibly prevent another attack like the WannaCry ransomware. Read more…More about Hackers, Hacking, Ransomware, Cryptocurrency, and Shadow Brokers