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Next Payload Could be Much Worse Than WannaCry

Kaspersky Lab researcher Juan Andres Guerrero-Saade and Comae Technologies Matt Suiche said today that the EternalBlue exploit targeting a SMBv1 flaw could be fitted with payloads ranging from banking Trojans to wiper malware that destroys a computer s hard disk. The key is to patch vulnerable Windows machines while there is a downtime, ensure offline backups are secure and available, and that antimalware protection is running and current current protection is in place.

Source: https://threatpost.com/next-nsa-exploit-payload-could-be-much-worse-than-wannacry/125743/

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