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American intelligence after several months of negotiations had paid a Russian $ 100 thousand for the fact that he returned the stolen from the national security Agency (NSA) “cyber weapons” and the dirt on the President of Donald trump. It is reported by The New York Times, citing its own sources.
According to the publication, the Russians worked through a mediator: negotiations took place in Germany. Last fall he handed over the money. However, instead of the promised document in return they received, according to the newspaper, “unverified and possibly fabricated” information about trump and the promise of “cyber weapons” he has not provided.
Intelligence officers refused the information and has stopped cooperation with Russian. Official comment on this from the NSA has not been received.
In mid-January of 2018, the hacker group The Shadow Brokers posted on the web part tools for hacking belonging to the officers of the NSA. At recognize members of the group, for valuable information not found buyers, so they decided to share for free.
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