Some genius Rickrolled the NSA hackers

The group that this week leaked NSA-linked cyberweapons online hasn’t managed to rake in the Bitcoin fortune they demanded for additional leaks, but they did get paid in another internet-based currency: trolling.

A mysterious entity calling itself the Shadow Brokers published multiple exploits that they claim were stolen from the Equation Group, a powerful hacking team linked the to the National Security Agency. The group is offering more exploits via a Bitcoin auction, and they are demanding a payment of 1 million bitcoin, or about $5.7 million.


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