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This hacking gang just updated the malware it uses against UK targets

A notorious hacking group is targeting the UK with an updated version of malware designed to embed itself into compromised networks and stealthily conduct espionage.

This hacking gang just updated the malware it uses against UK targets

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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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