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Leaked NSA Exploits Can Now Hack Any Windows Version
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2018, 11:15:21 AM »
Leaked NSA Exploits Can Now Hack Any Windows Version
6 February 2018, 10:48 am

Exploits that were stolen from the NSA last year and which were believed to target older Windows releases have been tweaked to potentially impact all versions of Microsoft’s operating system back to Windows 2000.

Security researcher Sean Dillon from RiskSense (also known as @zerosum0x0 on Twitter) says the three exploits that he ported are EternalChampion, EternalRomance, and EternalSynergy. EternalBlue, another exploit stolen from the NSA by hacking group Shadow Brokers in 2017 and then published online, has already been used in attacks based on ransomware like WannaCry and NotPetya.

What Dillon managed to do (via BetaNews) was to modify the exploits to target two different vulnerabilities that exist in the majority of Windows version. The exploits were then included in the Metasploit Framework, and can impact even the newest operating systems, like Windows 10... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Microsoft / Windows

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