In case you didn’t hear about the WannaCry ransomware attack 2 weeks ago, it was a particularly nasty worldwide cyberattack that specifically targeted computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Within just one day, the attack was reported to have infected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries.
Britain’s National Health Service (NHS), Spain’s Telefonica, and FedEx were just a few of the unfortunate organizations infected.
Experts quickly identified that the WannaCry “virus” attacked computer systems which had not yet been updated with most recent security updates leaving them exposed for hijacking.
But, what made the WannaCry virus particularly worrisome was that it used two NSA (National Security Agency) exploits.
If that wasn’t bad enough, just this week researchers confirmed a new malware, code-names EternalRocks, that uses an astounding SEVEN identified NSA exploits.
Even more concerning is the fact that experts describe the new malware as a “doomsday” worm that could strike at any time…
Read more about the Doomsday Worm HERE.
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