So what’s the NSA for again?


From the Intercept here:

IN MID-APRIL, an arsenal of powerful software tools apparently designed by the NSA to infect and control Windows computers was leaked by an entity known only as the “Shadow Brokers.” Not even a whole month later, the hypothetical threat that criminals would use the tools against the general public has become real, and tens of thousands of computers worldwide are now crippled by an unknown party demanding ransom.

The main question here is whether the NSA will receive any money from the ransomware attacks that are happening all over the world because these techno-geniuses can’t keep their shit locked down.

At least that way their budget could be cut and they could farm some programmers out to the hacker community.

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