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Hackers reportedly launched a cyberattack on Baltimore with a leaked NSA tool

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Hackers are reportedly using a tool leaked from the National Security Agency in a cyberattack that has plagued the city of Baltimore since May 7.
The New York Times reported that the tool, called EternalBlue, has affected residents' access to "real estate sales, water bills, health alerts," and other city services.
The tool has also been used in other major cyber attacks, including WannaCry in May 2017, as well as the June 2017 NotPetya attacks against Ukranian banks and official systems.
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