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The leaked NSA hacking tools keep showing up in criminal schemes

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

In practice, EternalBlue will allow a hacker to quickly compromise multiple computers on a shared network as long as they are all similarly running dated Microsoft software.

DNC hackers are using leaked NSA tools to spy on hotel guests across Europe

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

New research says that the Fancy Bear group, best known for breaking into the Democratic National Committee, have been using a leaked NSA espionage tool to target hotels across Europe in an apparent attempt to spy on specific guests.

Global ransomware attack was meant to be destructive, not collect money

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

Petya effectively demolishes a key function of the victim computer's boot process even before a victim has the chance to read any ransom demands.

Software vulnerabilities used to spread WannaCry are favorites for hackers, FireEye says

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

The same Microsoft Windows’ software vulnerabilities that were used to spread WannaCry ransomware across the globe are now being used by a wide array of hackers to infect computers with remote access trojans, according to new research by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye.

The leaked NSA hacking tool that will wreak havoc for years to come

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Turns out 'EternalBlue' was a good name for the tool that could cause massive headaches for enterprises in the coming years.

Super-stealthy attackers used NSA exploit weeks before WannaCry

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

A more sophisticated, stealthier attacker used the same NSA-engineered cyberweapon to infiltrate the IT networks of companies across the world, including at least one publicly traded in the U.S., according to new research.

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