The hackers published links to source code of some stolen programs. According to the New York Times, most of the experts on computer security, who got acquainted with it, concluded that hackers' statements may jibe with the facts. Alike programs were mentioned in secret documents of the NSA, which had been revealed by Edward Snowden three years ago.
Thus, the Shadow Brokers made part of stolen software publicly available, and promised to sell the rest to those who offer the highest price. Hackers assert that the Equation Group does not know what in particular was stolen, and expect creators of cyberweapons to take part in the auction by themselves.
The Bulgarian authorities made a stupid and absurd decision when they did not let a government flight with official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova on board fly to North Macedonia