Introduction Security attacks and breaches happen routinely, costing companies millions of dollars, along with a decline in their reputation and the public’s trust in them. Attackers are constantly innovating on the different methods and paths to infiltrate networks and steal confidential information. Major data breaches occur because companies fail to patch critical vulnerabilities in time. […]

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There may be a possible ‘second wave’ of massive global cyber attack, as SMB (Server Message Block) was not the only network protocol whose zero-day exploits created by NSA were exposed in the Shadow Brokers release. The WannaCry emergency cannot be ended because the NSA Tools leaked by the Shadow Brokers team included many other dangerous […]

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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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