Yet another large scale widespread ransomware attack immobilized many organizations around the world. Last month we had seen the infamous WannaCry taking over the world by affecting more than 3 million computers in over 150 countries, with the UK’s national health service, and German state railways among those hardest hit. This time it is Petya(NotPetya, Petna, or SortaPetya), […]

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In the first week of April 2017, an unknown hacking group called Shadow Brokers leaked an exploitation framework referred as the FuzzBunch, from the Equation Group (one of the most sophisticated attack groups in the world and widely suspected of being tied to the United States National Security Agency (NSA)). This framework consisted of several unauthenticated […]

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The blackhats have created a new strain of malware that targets the same vulnerability as the WannaCry ransomware from the first week of May. The Malware is called as EternalRocks, which uses the same flaw in Microsoft’s SMB networking protocol to infect other Windows systems that haven’t yet been patched with MS17-010. However, this new […]

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In the last few days, we saw how “WannaCry” ransomware crippled 3 million Windows systems around 150 countries. To understand the technical details on “WannaCry”, read our previous blog. Source: securelist.comHow to protect against “WannaCry”: There are two methods, 1. Solution: Fix the vulnerability by applying patch mentioned in MS17-010 (Recommended) 2. Workaround: Disable SMBv1 Read “Protecting Against […]

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