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EsteemAudit RDP Exploit Remains Unpatched

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Esteem Audit

Although Microsoft released patches for SMB flaws for supported versions in March and unsupported versions immediately after the outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware, the company ignored to patch other three NSA hacking tools, dubbed “EnglishmanDentist,” “EsteemAudit,” and “ExplodingCan.”

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WannaCry Ransomware

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As of this writing, the WannaCry ransomware outbreak infected 350,000 victims in more than 150 countries.

What makes WannaCry unique?
WannaCry is a unique ransomware strain that exploits a critical Microsoft Windows Server Message Block (SMB) vulnerability to spread like a worm, leading to its rapid propagation after just a few hours of initial detection. The SMB exploit spreads across network shares, so the effect of the attack was minimal to consumers.

The unique trifecta of a broadly available vulnerability with a working exploit and the ability for execution without human intervention created the perfect environment for a “wormable” ransomware attack. Since the WannaCry attack, another attack called Adylkuzz has surfaced that takes advantage of the same Windows vulnerability, emphasizing the need for action.



Food

King crab legs in Chicago – Half Shell

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OMG! I’ve been to this place several time’s before and have had their crab legs before, but I wanted to post to anyone who is a Chicago local or is visiting. This place belongs on Diners Drive-ins and Dives. It’s owned by a Turkish owner who doesn’t believe in men wearing hats, and they are cash only (ATM Inside), but gosh darn do they have the best King Crab Legs in Chicago!

Chicago Crab Legs Half Shell

Half Shell – Photo credit Camille O

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