Brief interview with The Shadow Brokers, the hackers selling NSA exploits

In August, a group calling themselves The Shadow Brokers publicly released a cache of NSA hacking tools, and promised to sell more. After a failed crowd-funding and auction attempt, the group now appears to be offering a wealth of trojans, exploits, and implants directly to potential customers.

Since August, Motherboard has attempted to contact The Shadow Brokers through various different channels. On Thursday, the group replied.

“TheShadowBrokers no arrested,” someone from the group wrote in an encrypted message.

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Dec. 15, 2016