Expert: Patch Bluekeep Now or Face WannaCry Scenario

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The recently discovered BlueKeep flaw has the potential to be as destructive or even worse than EternalBlue–the basis of the WannaCry ransomware–and it’s critical for organizations to patch any affected systems now to avoid a dire scenario, new research advises. Researchers at BitSight evaluated the potential effect of the worm-friendly BlueKeep, and said it’s likely only a matter of time before someone exploits the vulnerability for widespread damage.