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Mysterious Hacker Claims to Have Hacked a Group Linked to the NSA

"Hackers Say They Hacked NSA-Linked Group, Want 1 Million Bitcoins to Share More," Lorenzo Franceschi-bicchierai reports today in Motherboard: "A mysterious hacker or hackers going by the name 'The Shadow Brokers' claims to have hacked a group linked to the NSA and dumped a bunch of its hacking tools. In a bizarre twist, the hackers are also asking for 1 million bitcoin (around $568 million) in an auction to release more files."

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