Ransomware Is Your System Protected

May 12th 2017 saw the biggest ever cyber attack in Internet history (yes, bigger than the Dyn DDoS). A ransomware named WannaCry stormed through the web, with the damage epicenter being in Europe.
WannaCry leveraged a vulnerability in Windows OS, first discovered by the NSA, and then publicly revealed to the world by the Shadow Brokers.

In the first few hours, 200,000 machines were infected. Big organizations such as Renault or the NHS were struck and crippled by the attack.

Ransomware has been a growing trend for the past two years, and this is just a culmination, a grand reveal to the wider world of just how big of a threat it is. But we’ve been writing about this for a while now.

Some time ago, a delivery guy walked into our office. While we signed for the package, he realized that we work in cyber security and asked:

My Live Interview on Ransomware Attack with Mumbai Mirror
http://www.mirrornow.in/shows/the-urban-debate/18454/episode/malware-makes-online-world-cry-16th-may/2017-05-16-44640

4 Comments

  1. Phillip Austin July 29, 2015 at 8:24 am

    Hi, this is a very useful article. It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout.

    1. Johnny Doe July 29, 2015 at 8:35 am

      Thanks Phillip, glad you liked it. Nice to see you around.

      1. Gary Morgan July 29, 2015 at 8:36 am

        Hey guys, c\’mon this is old stuff!

  2. Gary Morgan July 29, 2015 at 8:38 am

    Hi, this is cool but i know something cooler than this, new iPad!

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