national security agency

Hacking Group ‘Shadow Brokers’ Offers ‘Stolen NSA Cyber-Weapons’ for 1,000,000 Bitcoins
August 16th, 2016

Over a weekend ago, a collective of anonymous hackers released malware they say owned by the Equation Group, a hacking team that is believed to be the National Security Agency’s affiliate.

‘Paying the Bitcoin Ransom Was the Last Resort,’ Says Tewksbury Police Chief
April 9th, 2015

Another Police Department decides to pay a Bitcoin ransom to regain access to its server, infected by a malware program.