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Scan Your Windows PC for NSA Vulnerabilities with This Freeware Tool

Postby Whatacrock » Mon May 22, 2017 10:28 am

Scan Your Windows PC for NSA Vulnerabilities with This Freeware Tool

The WannaCry ransomware that affected thousands of computers across the world was based on a vulnerability stolen from the NSA from hacking group Shadow Brokers, who decided to publish it online earlier this year.

Furthermore, the same hacking group also revealed some other vulnerabilities that the NSA was holding and believed to be using for breaking into computers across the world, and there’s a good chance the agency owns more security flaws that haven’t yet been made public.

This is why security company Qihu developed the so-called 360 NSA Cyber Weapons Defense tool, an application whose purpose is to scan your computer and determine whether it’s vulnerable to any of the known vulnerabilities that were previously used by the NSA.

Scanning for NSA vulnerabilities

This involves the EternalBlue exploit, which was used for WannaCry, but also a bunch of other tools used in cyber attacks across the world, like EternalChampion, EternalRomance, and EternalSynergy.

“Attackers with these NSA cyber weapons can break into more than 70% of the Windows systems in the world. An unpatched PC may be infected as soon as it connects to the Internet even without any click on a link or a file,” the security company explains.

The application can scan your computer to see if it’s fully patched to block all known vulnerabilities, and if any security flaws are found, to automatically download and install the updates to keep you secure. What’s more, an Internet connection is not needed, so you can patch the system without actually going online and thus exposing to any risk of getting infected.

Without a doubt, some users might be worried that a Chinese company is building a software solution to block NSA’s hacking tools, but it’s one very easy method to search for any vulnerabilities that might expose your system when going online.

As usual, you can download the 360 NSA Cyber Weapons Defense tool from Softpedia, and keep in mind that an admin account is needed to patch your system.

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/S ... Tool.shtml

http://news.softpedia.com/news/scan-you ... 5906.shtml
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Re: Scan Your Windows PC for NSA Vulnerabilities with This Freeware Tool

Postby Whatacrock » Mon May 22, 2017 10:29 am

NSA Cyber Weapons Defense Tool – Your Guardian against NSA Cyber Weapons

To protect users against the WannaCry Ransomware and other incoming cyber attacks, 360 Total Security has developed a NSA Cyber Weapons Defense Tool. This tool can assess if a computer is immune to exploits derived by NSA Cyber Weapons. When vulnerabilities are found, users can apply all the security updates necessary to defend against cyber attacks.

360’s NSA Cyber Weapons Defense Tool is designed to run without Internet connection. Therefore, you can patch the vulnerabilities without worrying the potential infection through the Internet.

http://int.down.360safe.com/totalsecurity/NSATool.exe

https://blog.360totalsecurity.com/en/wa ... tion-tool/
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Re: Scan Your Windows PC for NSA Vulnerabilities with This Freeware Tool

Postby TheAPGuy » Tue May 23, 2017 3:34 am

How many of these "tools to defend against NSA" are actually made by the NSA to put more stuff on or are out right hoaxes?

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Re: Scan Your Windows PC for NSA Vulnerabilities with This Freeware Tool

Postby Whatacrock » Tue May 23, 2017 4:07 am

I doubt than any of the tools floating around are created by the NSA, that would be counterproductive (unless it removes one vulnerability and installs another). They all seem to be made by security based companies.
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