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Mass router hack exposes millions of devices to potent NSA exploit

reader comments 9 with 8 posters participating Share this story More than 45,000 Internet routers have been compromised by a newly discovered campaign that’s designed to open networks to attacks by EternalBlue, the potent exploit that was developed by, and then stolen from, the National Security Agency and leaked to the Internet at large, researchers […]

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Unpatched systems at big companies continue to fall to WannaMine worm

Enlarge / This old mine is still yielding somebody Monero. reader comments 7 Share this story In May of 2017, the WannaCry attack—a file-encrypting ransomware knock-off attributed by the US to North Korea—raised the urgency of patching vulnerabilities in the Windows operating system that had been exposed by a leak of National Security Agency exploits. […]

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