The Shadow Brokers are back. This time they are selling package of Hacking tools ‘Equation Group Windows Warez’ that is stolen from the Equation Group.
Stolen NSA “WINDOWS HACKING TOOLS” Now Up For Sale!
Do you remember The Shadow Brokers? A Notorious group of black-hat hackers which leaked many exploits, security vulnerabilities, and powerful espionage tools which are created by The Equation Group in August 2016.
The shadow brokers are now back! This time they are the selling package of Hacking tools ‘Equation Group Windows Warez’ that is stolen from the NSA-linked hacking unit named The Equation Group.
The package of Hacking tool includes Windows Exploits and antivirus bypass tools. Shadow Brokers posted a message on their ZeroNet based website, in which they openly announced the sale of ‘Windows Warez’ package for 750 bitcoins (around US$678,630).
The data dump contains Windows Hacking tools, and they are categorized as following:
- Fuzzing tools: used to discover errors and security loopholes
- Network Implants
- Exploit Framework
- Some Zero Days: Remote Code Execution Exploits for IIS, RDP, RPC, SMB Protocols
- RAT: Remote Administration Tools
- SMB BackDoor (Implant)
Well, the DanderSpritz, Remote Administration tool which was included in the list was already leaked in the NSA’s documents which are revealed by Edward Snowden. Moreover, malware researcher Jacob Williams analyzed the screenshots and out of the find command across the dump and guessed that the hackers also get the hands of Fully Undetectable Malware Toolkit (FUD)
The fully undetectable Malware Toolkit can ‘evade/bypass personal security products’ like Avira, ESET, Comodo, McAfee, Panda, Symantec, Trend Micro and Kaspersky.
In August 2016, The same hacking group had announced an auction to sell the list of tools to the highest bidder. However, the hacker group canceled the auction because of no response from public. Now, buyers can purchase the hacking tools that the Equation group had used against many countries to expands its spying operations.
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