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Shadow Brokers Now Selling Windows, AV Exploits in New ZeroNet Marketplace

The group calling itself “Shadow Brokers” has apparently decided to start selling Windows exploits and what appear to be anti-virus bypass tools on a BitTorrent-poweredZeroNetpeer to peer web platform.

Last year, the mysterious groupleaked a series of firewall exploits, implants and other tools that they supposedly had stolen from the NSA-linked Equation Group. In an attempt to cash in on a set of other exploits, vulnerabilities, RATs, persistence mechanisms and data collection tools, the group announced an all-pay auction, but failed to reach the targeted goal.

The group also tried to make money through crowdfunding, setting a goal at 10,000 Bitcoins (rougly $7.8 million at the time), but later decided to sell the exploits directly, for a total of only 1,000 Bitcoins (currently ~$805,000). The group also offered interested parties the option of buying individual exploits. In October, the group released a batch of filessupposedly linked to the Equation Group.

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