The FBI held back Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) code from the public, but it was leaked.
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The code is now available on Github.
The FBI has been holding onto a piece of ransomware that they’ve been using to track down criminals who use this type of malware in their attacks. However, the agency recently discovered that some of the criminals behind these types of attacks have gotten hold of the same code and are using it themselves for nefarious purposes.
This particular strain is known as “EternalBlue,” which takes advantage of an exploit in Microsoft’s implementation of SMBv1 (Server Message Block version 1)
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