A number of information security professionals in the US have sharply criticised The New York Times over an article it ran recently, claiming that a ransomware attack on local government offices in Baltimore, Maryland, was carried out through the use of a leaked NSA exploit known as EternalBlue.
Microsoft has warned of the likelihood of another WannaCry-like episode if a remotely exploitable vulnerability in its Remote Desktop Services, announced as part of its monthly updates for May, is not patched as soon as possible.
British security researcher Marcus Hutchins faces up to 10 years in jail after pleading guilty to two of the 10 charges facing him in the US – creating banking trojans in the years before he took up a career in infosec.
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