A worm called EternalRocks has been spreading seven Windows SMB exploits leaked by the ShadowBrokers, including EternalBlue, which was used to spread WannaCry.
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Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss WannaCry, Microsoft’s response, the killswitches, a potential link with Lazarus Group, and what the future holds for the ShadowBrokers.
Researchers claim that APT3, widely believed to be a China-based threat actor, is directly connected to the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS).
Matthew Hickey, founder of HackerHouse and @hackerfantastic on Twitter, talks to Mike Mimoso about Friday’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak.
Microsoft has taken the extraordinary step of providing an emergency update for unsupported Windows XP and Windows 8 machines in the wake of Friday’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak.
The news of the week is discussed, including this week’s Microsoft Malware Protection Engine bug, Handbrake OS X malware, the HP keylogger, Trump’s Cybersecurity EO, and more.
Yesterday’s Patch Tuesday release also included an update to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Edge browsers officially ending support for the SHA-1 hash function.
Microsoft released an emergency update for a zero-day vulnerability disclosed by Google in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine bundled with most versions of Windows.
Google Project Zero researchers Tavis Ormandy and Natalie Silvanovich found a remotely exploitable Windows vulnerability that Ormandy called he worst in recent memory.
Microsoft shuts down hackers who hijacked a software updater with fileless, or in-memory, malware attacks.