Hackers Attacked 100 countries using NSA Spying tool

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Hackers Attacked 100 countries using NSA Spying tool

Hackers Attacked 100 countries using NSA Spying tool

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Hackers Attacked 100 countries using NSA Spying tool

A group called the Shadow Brokers using hacking tools leaked a global cyber-attack online believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency (NSA). This attack is believed to be the biggest cybersecurity attacks in recent history. Hackers Attacked 100 countries using NSA Spying tool.

The malicious software targeted a specific vulnerability in Microsoft software that NSA has identified for its own use in observation stated by the Cyber security experts.

A malicious malware attachments sent by Cyber-extortionists through emails which contain invoices, job offers, security warnings, and other legitimate files.

Hackers Attacked 100 countries using NSA Spying tool

The hackers forced and threatened Companies and organizations around the world to pay $300 or more in ransom. If they don’t listen their words then their computers will be disabled.

Security researchers at Avast said that British hospitals, the Russian government, German railways and big companies like FedEx were among those affected when they were crippled by the ‘ransomware’ that rapidly spread across the globe and infected 75,000 computers in 99 countries.

In Britain, Hospitals and clinics has faced the most disruption as they were forced to turn away patients after losing access to computers.

Security experts said that the malicious software behind the onslaught appeared to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that was identified by the US National Security Agency for its own intelligence-gathering purposes.

Meanwhile hundreds of private users in Taiwan were also struck by the malware, while IT systems at schools and universities in China were infected.

The Barts Health group said that “We are experiencing a major IT disruption and there are delays at all of our hospitals”.

However, recently Microsoft released a security updates to Windows and guidelines for consumers and businesses to protect themselves from such attack.

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