Tag: EternalRocks

EternalRocks SMB Worm Developer Bails on Project due to Massive Media Coverage

A few days ago, we highlighted a new potential threat in the form of the EternalRocks SMB worm. What makes this worm so special is how it uses seven different NSA exploits to attack users. However, it looks as if this threat has come to an abrupt end, as the author of the malware has thrown in the towel. This does not mean the worm is no longer a potential threat, …
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EternalRocks Worm Uses Six NSA-developed SMB Exploits to Infect Computers

The NSA vulnerabilities related to the Windows SMB exploit have proven to be quite problematic. Multiple types of ransomware are exploiting this issue with an astonishing rate of success so far. Unfortunately, it appears this vulnerability has also spawned a new worm spreading through the SMB protocol. This particular worm uses seven different NSA tools to cause as much havoc as possible. Rest assured this is only a sign of what is …
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