The same exploit behind WannaCry is now being used by the hacking group accused of infiltrating the US' election process.
ZD Net explains:
A hacking group accused of linked meddling in the run up to the US presidential election is harnessing the Windows exploit which made WannaCry ransomware and Petya so powerful -- and using it to perform cyberattacks against hotels in Europe.
Researchers at FireEye have attributed a campaign to remotely steal credentials from guests using Wi-Fi networks at hotels in Europe to APT28 -- also known as Fancy Bear -- a hacking organisation which many security firms have linked to Russia's military intelligence.
The attack exploits EternalBlue, a security vulnerability which leverages a version of Windows' Server Message Block (SMB) networking protocol in order to laterally spread through networks.