Category Archives: WannaCry

How to disable SMBv1 in Windows 10 and Windows Server

The WannaCry/WanaCrypt0r worm exploits a vulnerability in Windows Server Message Block (SMB) version 1 (SMBv1), and it spreads like wildfire. It is urged to disable SMBv1 in your Windows variant (Windows 10, 8.1, Server 2016, 2012 R2), and here is … Continue reading

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Despite security risks, older Windows versions plague thousands of businesses.

After the global cyberattacks on Friday that infected hundreds of thousands of computer with the WannaCry ransomware, the blame game has begun. Who was behind the attack? How did the NSA lose control of its hacking tools used as part … Continue reading

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Ransomware: Researchers find evidence linking WannaCry worm to North Korean hackers

Cybersecurity researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the WannaCry cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide as global authorities scrambled to prevent hackers from spreading new versions of the virus. A researcher … Continue reading

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Customer Guidance for WannaCrypt Attacks from Microsoft

  Dear Customer, Many organizations around the world were victims of malicious “WannaCrypt” software last week. Seeing businesses and individuals affected by cyberattacks such as this is painful. Our teams have worked relentlessly over the last few days to take … Continue reading

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A ransomware attack is spreading worldwide, using alleged NSA exploit

A ransomware attack appears to be spreading around the world, leveraging a hacking tool that may have come from the U.S. National Security Agency. The ransomware, called Wanna Decryptor, struck hospitals at the U.K.’s National Health Service on Friday, taking … Continue reading

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