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Resurgence of WannaCry?
Resurgence of WannaCry?

The ransomware the took thousands hostage last year is back. But this time it’s different. Last year you may remember hearing about the WannaCry ransomware. The virus spread like wildfire and ended up infiltrating large organizations like the UK’s NHS and some areas of Nissan. Even a year later, mention of the attack makes some professionals wince. Playing on the fear the attack brought, a group of hackers brought the ransomware...

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Adylkuzz Malware That Could Spread More Than WannaCry

The last few days have been understandably exhausting for security teams around the globe due to the nasty ransomware WannaCry or WannaCrypt. The malware spread widely using an exploit for a Server Message Block v1 vulnerability (MS17-010) leaked by the ShadowBroker team a few weeks ago. We previously reported on this malware in our blog, and for some reason, you're unfamiliar with it, read about it now before continuing here. Today another malware...

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Protecting Your Organizations from WannaCry Ransomware

Ransomware has become the fastest growing malware threat, targeting everyone from home users to healthcare systems to corporate networks. Tracking analysis shows that there has been an average of more than 4,000 ransomware attacks every day since January 1, 2016. On May 12, FortiGuard Labs began tracking a new ransomware variant that spread rapidly throughout the day. It is a highly virulent strain of a self-replicating ransomware that has impacted such...

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How to defend against the WannaCrypt global ransomware attack via ZDNet

All the malware's attack vectors and infection spreads are not yet known, but we do know how to protect vulnerable systems. Friday's ransomware outbreak is ongoing and while researchers work to stem the tide of infection, businesses, governments, and individuals can help the cause by making sure they have protected themselves. The attack is due to a kind of ransomware called Wanna Decryptor, also known as WannaCrypt, WanaCrypt0r and WannaCry. The malware...

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