Warning over 'onslaught' of new Windows malware after Bluekeep details were published on GitHub

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Warning over 'onslaught' of new Windows malware after Bluekeep details were published on GitHub

GitHub Bluekeep explainer significantly lowers the bar for writing malware similar to NotPetya and WannaCry

Organisations have been warned over a likely "onslaught" of new Windows malware after a guide was published on GitHub showing how the NSA BlueKeep vulnerability can be exploited. The new how-to guide...

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