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BlueKeep Attack Warnings Didn’t Affect Users

BlueKeep warnings not affect users

Researchers from the SANS Institute (USA) over the past few months have been monitoring the situation with the use of patches that fix the BlueKeep vulnerability in Windows, and with the use fof Shodan recorded the number of vulnerable computers connected to the Network. Experts concluded that the massive warnings …

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US Cyber Command uploaded DPRK hackers tool on VirusTotal

US Cyber Command uploaded DPRK hackers tool on VirusTotal

U.S. Cyber Command has published several samples of the malware used by North Korean government hackers. All samples were uploaded on VirusTotal, popular service for file analysis. Cyber Command notified about the publication of malware samples via Twitter. The samples themselves can be found here and here. The downloaded malware …

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US court did not extend prison sentence to a hacker who stopped WannaCry

US court did not extend prison sentence to a hacker who stopped WannaCry

Marcus Hutchins, well-known in cyberspace under the pseudonym “MalwareTech”, did not receive extension of a prison sentence. Recalling, Hutchins helped stop the WannaCry ransomware epidemic. Markus Hutchins, originally British, according to the judge, did a lot of positive things. “Too many positives on other side of ledger”, — Judge J. …

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Participants of hacking forums majorly discuss ransomware

Participants of hacking forums majorly discuss ransomware

Analysts at Recorded Future analyzed more than 3.9 million messages on underground forums, written from May 2018 to May 2019, to identify the most discussed threats and malicious programs that are popular among cybercriminals. The study showed that far ahead at the top of the list of the most popular …

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BlueKeep still can attack about one million of computers

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Despite that Microsoft released a patch for vulnerability for remote code execution CVE-2019-0708, also known as BlueKeep, about two weeks ago, more than 963 thousands of computers are still under a threat of attacks. It showed research, conducted by Errata Security specialists. CVE-2019-0708 affects Windows 2003, XP, Windows 7, Windows …

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