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 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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WannaCry (also known as Wana Decrypt0r 2.0, Wannacryptor, WannaCrypt, wana Decryptor) ransomware disrupts 2-3 millions of devices around 150 countries, taking important files as a hostage and demanding a ransom of $600 worth of bitcoins. The ransomware is found to be using the old SMB vulnerability (MS17-010 released in April 2017) to spread across devices. There was no second doubt […]

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