Security researchers report that the newest version of NRSMiner crypto-mining malware is causing problems for companies that haven't patched the EternalBlue exploit.
Threat actors are learning from ransomware attacks such as WannaCry by adding a features like a worm module to their malware.
It appears that the current Petya payload is being distributed using the same exploits that were part of the leaks that powered the spread of WannaCry.
To defend your infrastructure against future exploits, it's critical to disable the insecure original version of the SMB protocol.
With the right network insights, analysts can deal with existing threats such as WannaCry, and quickly detect and respond to new attacks as they emerge.
SerNet recently revealed that it will work with Microsoft to fix the SMB protocol SAMBA's vulnerability with a patch deployed in April.
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