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New Worm Uses Seven NSA Tools, Five More than WannaCry
22 May 2017, 10:21 pm

The world thought WannaCry was the worst thing to happen to computer security, but that's far from the truth given what security researchers just found out - namely a new worm spreading via SMB using seven NSA tools instead of the two leveraged by WannaCry. 

The discovery was actually made a few days ago when security researcher Miroslav Stampar, member of the Croatian Government CERT, discovered the worm when it infected the SMB honeypot, as Bleeping Computer explains it. 

Stampar put a name on it - EternalRocks. The worm uses six SMB-centric NSA tools to infect a computer with SMB ports exposed online - EternalBlue, EternalChampion, EternalRomance, and EternalSynergy (exploits used to compromise vulnerable computers), as well as SMBTouch and ArchiTouch, two NSA tools us... (read more)

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