Russia’s ‘Fancy Bear’ Hackers Used Leaked NSA Tool ‘Eternal Blue” to Target Hotel Guests | WIRED

APPROPRIATELY PARANOID TRAVELERS have always been wary of hotel Wi-Fi. Now they have a fresh justification of their worst wireless networking fears: A Russian espionage campaign has used those Wi-Fi networks to spy on high-value hotel guests, and recently started using a leaked NSA hacking tool to upgrade their attacks.

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Since as early as last fall, the Russian hacker group known as APT28, or Fancy Bear, has targeted victims via their connections to hacked hotel Wi-Fi networks, according to a new report from security firm FireEye, which has closely tracked the group’s intrusions, including its breach of the Democratic National Committee ahead of last year’s election. …

Russia’s ‘Fancy Bear’ Hackers Used Leaked NSA Tool ‘Eternal Blue” to Target Hotel Guests | WIRED