Are we entering a new era of malware hell? The whole WannaCry ransomware fracas could be just the beginning of things, if Shadow Brokers – the group of hackers which has previously leaked NSA tools and exploits, including the vulnerability used in WannaCry – has anything to do with it. According to a Reuters report, Shadow Brokers has published a statement online claiming that from next month, it will be releasing details on a whole raft of fresh exploits that will include tools to help nefarious types crack into Windows 10 systems, web browsers, routers and phones. Read More I think computer, and smartphone users always need to be careful to protect their computer, and be aware that at any time their PC, router, web browser, phone, and internet connected devices would get hacked, infected, and there is a real chance of their data being held for ransom, stolen, or deleted. Now would be a good time to use external storage drives, SD Memory Cards, DVD-R and Blu-Ray-R disc, and print out important documents and photos to backup your PC and smartphone files to as many external storage devices as possible.