Hackers Unleash Second NSA-Developed Cyber-Weapon On Dark Web

While a second variant of the WannaCry(pt) ransomware (based on NSA’s EternalBlue exploit) was spreading across the globe yesterday, The FT reports criminal hacking groups have repurposed a second classified cyber weapon stolen from US spies and have made it available on the so-called dark web. On Monday, the WannaCry attack, which hit 370,000 computers across 150 countries, appeared to slow. Europol, the European police agency, said the spread of the virus had stalled in Europe. But while infection rates have slowed, a Europol spokeswoman warned,“we do not think this is the end of the crisis. The hackers have already evolved the malware, and will probably continue to do so.”…..Read More

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