- Type of attack: Ransomware
- Attack vector: SMB or RDP ports
- Who is vulnerable: Windows users who haven't applied critical Microsoft update MS17-010 and who have unsecure SMB and RDP ports
- Protection: Barkly's runtime malware defense blocks AES-NI ransomware before it can encrypt files
With the security world still reacting to the latest NSA hacking tools leak, a new strain of ransomware is purportedly already putting one of them to use.