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When Scanners Attack

Posted by Martin Zinaich on July 30, 2017

When scanners attack, it just makes you WannaCry. So we had WannaCry, DoublePulsar, Petya – the whole EternalBlue exploit release. EternalBlue exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft’s implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. The vulnerability exists because the SMB version 1 (SMBv1) server in various versions of Microsoft Windows accepts specially crafted packets from […]