Snowden: Auction of stolen NSA malware likely political

A public auction of stolen NSA malware may be a warning to the U.S. that blaming Russia for the hack of the Democratic National Committee could have dire consequences, says Edward Snowden, who also famously breached NSA security. In a series of tweets , Snowden spelled out his interpretation of what’s behind the auction of hacking tools allegedly stolen from the NSA , and he concludes that Russia is trying to demonstrate it has ammunition to strike back if the U.S. exacts penalties for the DNC breach.

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