Equation Group

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.