BlueKeep attacks hitting Windows PCs now, six months after Microsoft’s patch

3-5-11-19

Attackers are finally using the so-called BlueKeep flaw in pre-Windows 10 machines. For now, the attackers are only delivering a cryptocurrency miner, but the payload could soon be ransomware. BlueKeep is one of the rare bugs that prompted Microsoft and intelligence agencies around the world to issue extra security alerts over because it is ‘wormable’ and can be used to rapidly and automatically spread across networks.

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