‘Cash for hacking tools’ sparks debate

Security 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 offering more for sale. Some researchers want to buy the next batch of hacking tools, and…

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EternalRocks Worm Exploits 7 NSA Hacking Tools

Cyber security researchers have identified a potential WannaCry successor WannaCry looks to have a successor born out of the use of seven allegedly leaked NSA SMB (Server Message Block) hacking tools rather than two. Dubbed EternalRocks, the malware in the form of a worm was discovered by Miroslav Stampar, a…

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Shadow Brokers dump contained Solaris hacking tools

After the Shadow Brokers group opened up its archive of exploits allegedly stolen from the United States National Security Agency, security experts found a nasty surprise waiting for Solaris administrators. The Register reported that the dumped Shadow Broker files reference two programs, Extremeparr and Ebbisland, that would let attackers obtain…

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