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The leaked NSA hacking tool that will wreak havoc for years to come
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
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.
Should the government stockpile zero day software vulnerabilities?
Storm clouds are rising over the U.S. government's policy on software flaw disclosure after the massive WannaCry infection spread using a cyberweapon developed by the NSA, and even former agency leaders say it might be time to take a fresh look at the Vulnerability Equities Process.
Shadow Brokers return to taunt U.S. government after ransomware spread
A mysterious group known for publishing highly classified computer code developed by the National Security Agency returned to the limelight Tuesday with a cryptic message concerning the future release of other government hacking tools and secretive information, including “network data from Russian, Chinese, Iranian, and North Korean nuclear missile programs.”
Iran-linked hackers used Microsoft Word flaw against Israeli targets, security firm says
The hacking group, dubbed OilRig by security researchers and believed to be tied to Iranian intelligence services, utilized a software flaw that allows attackers to execute a remote computer intrusion to take full control of a target device while leaving little or no trace, said Michael Gorelik, vice president of Israeli security firm Morphisec.
Leaked NSA tools, now infecting over 200,000 machines, will be weaponized for years
"Expect more bloodbath," says one researcher.