What is WannaCry
A ransomware (form of malware) which encrypts and locks your machines until you pay hackers, you don’t get a password to decrypt and use it.
Who is impacted?
Servers of all industries. Also personal laptops and desktops.
What is a quick fix if I am impacted?
No easy fix. Contact the experts
What is quick prevention?
Ensure that Microsoft security patch MS017-010 is applied on your servers/desktops/laptops
What is long term prevention?
Get the network audit performed to ensure robust network security.
More on this malware?
*The world’s biggest ransomware attack causing 99countries losing their worth net $1bn.
*After Russia and Ukraine, India is the third worst affected country.
*Targeting services like payment gateways, Bitcoin wallets. ATM machines.
*The Aadhar data is on the verge of attack, makes the threat even more real and worrisome.