EternalBlue NSA Exploit Becomes Commodity Hacking Tool, Spreads to Other Malware

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  1. RGiskardR

    RGiskardR Malware Tester Silver Member

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    ETERNALBLUE, an alleged NSA exploit targeting the SMBv1 protocol leaked by the Shadow Brokers in mid-April, has become a commodity hacking tool among malware developers.

    The tool's notoriety comes from its successful usage as part of the WannaCry ransomware's self-spreading mechanism, where it was deployed alongside another NSA hacking tool called DOUBLEPULSAR to help WannaCry infect random computers via unprotected SMB services.

    Full source: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...modity-hacking-tool-spreads-to-other-malware/
     
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