EternalBlue vulnerability scanner statistics reveal there are exposed hosts worldwide

July 13, 2017


After the recent massive WannaCry ransomware campaign, Elad Erez, Director of Innovation at Imperva, was shocked at the number of systems that still sported the Microsoft Windows SMB Server vulnerabilities that made the attack possible.

So, he decided to do something about it: he created Eternal Blues, an easy-to-use vulnerability scanner that he made available for download for free.

The tool does one single thing: it scans computers for the aforementioned vulnerabilities, and lets users know which machines on their network are vulnerable to EternalBlue-based attacks.

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