Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Social Media and Hacker Communication

On 23 August 2016, Wapack Labs identified a Twitter post that exposed the black hat Hacker, Revolver, who claims to possess the current, alleged, NSA/Equation Group downloaded files.  The hacker initially posted them for sale and subsequently posted the downloaded files for free.  We are providing this information for your situational awareness.

Publication date:                            23 August 2016

Handling requirements:                  Traffic light protocol (TLP) AMBER

Attribution/Threat Actors:              OSINT –  Hacker information

Actor Type:                                     Tier II     

Potential Targets:                           USA / International

Past Reporting:                               Red Sky Alliance: DOC-4133

The full attribution report has been published in its entirety in the Red Sky Alliance portal.  For more information please contact the lab directly at 844-4-WAPACK, 603-606-1246, or

About Wapack Labs

Wapack Labs, located in New Boston, NH is a Cyber Threat Analysis and Intelligence organization supporting the Red Sky Alliance, the FS-ISAC and individual organizations by offering expert level targeted intelligence analysis answering some of the hardest questions in Cyber.  Wapack Labs’ engineers, researchers and analysts use deep analysis techniques and visualization to design and deliver transformational cyber-security analysis tools that fuse open source and proprietary information.  The intelligence derived from these tools and techniques serve as the foundation of Wapack Labs’ information reporting to the cyber-security teams of its customers and industry partners located around the world.