17 Aug 2016 17:28 IST

Everything you need to know about the NSA hack (but were afraid to Google)

This could prove US responsibility on attacks that originated from this malware server, said Snowden

Recently, top-secret computer codes that the National Security Agency uses to break into the networks of foreign governments and other espionage targets were leaked, raising concerns that the American intelligence agency has been hacked and its methods revealed. The hackers, who call themselves the ‘Shadow Brokers’, have collected NSA-created malware from a staging server run by the Equation Group, even as security experts sit on the edge of their seats.

But what does this step mean and how relevant is it to those unfamiliar with technicalities? John Biggs dissects this move in an article for Tech Crunch. Click here to read more.