Financial Times: Hackers use NSA tools in UK health service cyber attack

12 May 2017

“Whoever it is it looks very much like they are taking advantage of the NSA’s tools,” said Becky Pinkard, vice-president at Digital Shadows, a cyber intelligence firm. Ms Pinkard pointed to a highly classified NSA arsenal of digital weapons leaked online last year by a group called the Shadowbrokers as the likely source. “They seem to have adapted one particular tool, Eternal Blue, and that would explain why this is spreading so very fast.”