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Financial Times: Hackers use NSA tools in UK health service cyber attack

May 12, 2017
Financial Times: Hackers use NSA tools in UK health service cyber attack

“Whoever it is it looks very much like they are taking advantage of the NSA’s tools,” said Becky Pinkard, vice-president at Digital Shadows, a cyber intelligence firm. Ms Pinkard pointed to a highly classified NSA arsenal of digital weapons leaked online last year by a group called the Shadowbrokers as the likely source. “They seem to have adapted one particular tool, Eternal Blue, and that would explain why this is spreading so very fast.”

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