Friday’s release of suspected NSA spying tools is bad news for companies running Windows Server.

The cyberweapons, which are now publicly available, can easily hack older versions of the OS.  The Shadow Brokers, a mysterious hacking group, leaked the files online, setting off worries that cybercriminals will incorporate them in their own hacks.  [ The InfoWorld review: Microsoft’s Nano Server offers mega advantages. | The best new features in Windows Server 2016. | Stay up on key Microsoft technologies with the Windows Report newsletter. ]
“This leak basically puts nation-state tools into the hands of anyone who wants them,” said Matthew Hickey, the director of security provider Hacker House.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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