Politicians say NSA to blame for ransomware attacks

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Politicians say NSA to blame for ransomware attacks

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Politicians in Baltimore have expressed doubts over the integrity of the National Security Agency following a plot to blackmail the local government. Hackers exploited a security vulnerability known as EternalBlue, which enables malicious code to run on older Microsoft operating systems. Now, the local government and the New York Times are both making claims that the NSA knew about the vulnerability and denied it for many years. The NSA have declined to comment.