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NSA Tool Cripples US Local Authorities

For three weeks now, the computers at Baltimore’s city administration have been held as virtual hostages. They have been infected with ransomware that relies on the “EternalBlue” malware developed by US military intelligence service the NSA. The extortionists are demanding a ransom of 13 bitcoins, which converts into roughly 100,000 dollars and which Baltimore is unwilling to pay. Consequently,...

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