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Another large-scale cyberattack underway


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 04:29 PM

Another large-scale cyberattack underway

Another large-scale, stealthy cyberattack is underway on a scale that could dwarf last week's assault on computers worldwide, a global cybersecurity firm told AFP on Wednesday.

The new attack targets the same vulnerabilities the WannaCry ransomware worm exploited but, rather than freeze files, uses the hundreds of thousands of computers believed to have been infected to mine virtual currency.


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Posted 17 May 2017 - 07:16 PM

lets remember as well that a lot of end users have pretty good GPU cards these days so it would surely make more for the actors in this case.






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