Two years after WannaCry, a million computers remain at risk

Zack Whittaker reports that two years after WannaCry ransomware started rapidly spreading around the world causing chaos, the threat posed by leaked NSA tools remains a concern:

As many as 1.7 million internet-connected endpoints are still vulnerable to the exploits, according to the latest data. Data generated by Shodan, a search engine for exposed databases and devices, puts the figure at the million mark — with most of the vulnerable devices in the U.S. But that only accounts for devices directly connected to the internet and not the potentially millions more devices connected to those infected servers. The number of vulnerable devices is likely significantly higher.

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