Stunning story on how Netragard used social engineering to execute an irrecoverable infrastructure compromise against one of its healthcare customers.

nsa-customer-hacking-tools-seller-vupenWhat’s more interesting on this story is – probably Netragard is one of the “anti-hacking solution” provider of NSA.

Is it a coincidence? Who is Netragard?

Netragard is a security company that delivers anti-hacking services, including penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, web application security testing, and related functions.

Netragard is a Massachusetts firm that sold more than fifty exploits to private businesses and US government agencies in 2012 . Prices ranged from $20,000 to more than $250,000. The founder of Netragard, Adriel Desautels, revealed that some of the above exploits could be considered “weaponised.” That means that the exploits have been acquired by governments for offensive purposes or active defense.

Read more here – http://resources.infosecinstitute.com/classified-nsa-exploit-tools-radon-dewsweeper-work/

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Tool & attrib command to remove shortcut virus

If you are having a dubplicated files problem or not able to read your files inside your thumbdrive because of viruses. Follow the following steps. Perhaps this solution works for you.

Step 1:

Click on the below link and download the file “AutorunExterminator”

http://en.kioskea.net/download/download-11613-autorun-exterminator

Extract it –> Double-click on “AutorunExterminator” –> Plug your flash drive now.

This will remove the autorun.inf files from your flash drive and also from drives.

Step 2:

Click on “Start” –>Run –> type cmd and click on OK.

Here I assume your flash drive letter as G:

Enter this command.

attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.*

You can copy the above command –> Right-click in the Command Prompt and paste it.

Note : Don’t forget to replace the letter g with your flash drive letter.

Now press “Enter”.

Now check for your files in Flash Drive.

Step 3:

After that, download the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware from the below link

http://en.kioskea.net/download/download-105-malwarebytes-anti-malware

Update it –> Perform “Full Scan”

Note : Default selected option is “Quick Scan”.