Who Got Hacked This Week? April 28 Edition

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Leaked NSA Hacking Tools Used to Hack Thousands of Windows PCs

Last week, hacking group Shadow Broker leaked a set of hacking tools targeting Windows PCs that allegedly belonged to the NSA’s Equation Group.

This week, security researchers have found over 107,000 Windows computers worldwide infected with DoublePulsar, which is a result of the hacking tool. The malware injects and run malicious code on infected systems. It uses the infected computers to sling malware, spam online users, and launch new cyberattacks.

Microsoft has patched a majority of the flaws, but some still remain.

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