Reply to post: Re: hunts down vulnerable public facing SMB ports

Wannacry: Everything you still need to know because there were so many unanswered Qs

Doctor_Wibble
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Re: hunts down vulnerable public facing SMB ports

Did the malware initially launch through its own efforts or did it just use a handy list of open SMB ports published by one of those scanning companies, whose primary function seems to be the provision of information that is of great use to malware spreaders?

+/- 'allegedly' etc...

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