Tags WannaCry

BlueKeep is back. For now, attackers are just using it for cryptomining

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The hacking has finally begun, and so far, it’s gone off with a whimper, not a bang.

Microsoft patches two critical vulnerabilities comparable to BlueKeep

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Like BlueKeep and the bug involved in WannaCry, the new vulnerabilities are "wormable."

Marcus Hutchins, who stopped WannaCry's spread, avoids prison time

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Hutchins’ case has resonated in the cybersecurity community as some reflect on whether society allows good hacking to cancel out the bad.

From exploits to honeypots: How the security community is preparing for BlueKeep’s moment of truth

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

“Every CISO right now should have a plan already written down to deal with BlueKeep once the exploit starts surfacing."

After remote-code test, DHS sounds the alarm on BlueKeep

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

Microsoft and the NSA already have sounded the alarm. DHS said it was able to use BlueKeep to execute remote code on a computer running Microsoft Windows 2000.

Microsoft patches critical vulnerability comparable to WannaCry

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

The company says its seen no evidence the flaw has been exploited.

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