WannaCry Now Used to Spread Spy Trojan

EternalBlue, the malware that produced WannaCry, was used to spread a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) earlier in the year. This type of stealthy threat may be more dangerous.

InfoSecurity Magazine
May 19, 2017

Stealth Backdoor Abused NSA Exploit Before WannaCrypt

In the aftermath the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, security researchers discovered numerous attacks that have been abusing the same EternalBlue exploit.

Security Week

WannaCry 2.0? New ransomware variant without kill switch emerges

A new strain of WannaCry is identified but without a kill switch. Cyber attackers are not backing off the use of variants to continue their malicious destruction.

IBTimes UK
May 16, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware Lives On Despite Kill Switch, Microsoft Patches

WannaCry continues its malicious pace and keeps spreading with new strains.


Intel AMT Vuln, PC Hijack Window

Following the news about newly-discovered Intel AMT vulnerability, which attackers can exploit to gain full control over a computer and attack the enterprise, Mounir Hahad, Sr Director at Cyphort, which manages IT threat visibility and control commented below.

Information Security Buzz
May 10, 2017

The Long Tail of the Intel AMT

Organizations impacted by easily exploitable privilege escalation vulnerability may need time to apply firmware patches, analysts say.

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