Shadow Brokers threatens to unleash more hacking tools

Group linked to NSA cyberwarfare tools used in ransomware attack threatens to set up ‘wine of the month’ style service

The hacking group that says it facilitated the WannaCry ransomware attack has threatened to leak a new wave of hacking tools it claims to have stolen from the US National Security Agency.

The so-called Shadow Brokers, who claimed responsibility for releasing NSA tools that spread the WannaCry ransomware through the NHS and across the world, says it has a new suite of tools and vulnerabilities in newer software. The possible targets include Microsoft’s Windows 10, which was unaffected by the initial attack and is on at least 500m devices around the world.

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Source: The Guardian