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Members and ex-members of the NSA's hacking team are now being targeted by the Shadow Brokers group which leaked a number of alleged NSA exploits in April, some of which led to the recent WannaCry ransomware outbreak, it has been claimed.

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Microsoft appears to have been unaware last week of a fact that security researchers have discovered: nearly all the victims of the the WannaCry ransomware attack were Windows 7 machines, with XP machines mostly crashing before the malware gained a foothold.

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Current and former NSA officials say the agency informed Microsoft about the theft of the exploit named EternalBlue after learning of it, making it possible for the Redmond software giant to issue a patch for it in March. The exploit was used in the WannaCry ransomware attacks over last weekend.

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