How to Exploit EternalBlue on Windows Server with Metasploit

Particular vulnerabilities and exploits come along and make headlines with their catchy names and impressive potential for damage. EternalBlue is one of those exploits. Originally tied to the NSA, this zero-day exploited a flaw in the SMB protocol, affecting many Windows machines and wreaking havoc everywhere. Here, we will use EternalBlue to exploit SMB via Metasploit. What Is EternalBlue? EternalBlue is an exploit most likely developed by the NSA as a former zero-day. It was released in 2017 by the Shadow Brokers, a hacker group known for leaking tools and exploits used by the Equation exploit eternalblue windows server metasploit