Indians more vulnerable to WannaCry because of pirated software
Indians more vulnerable to WannaCry because of pirated software
Image Wanna Decryptor ransomware via Avast Software
19 May, 2017, 16:15
At the moment, all PCs that do not have the latest Microsoft security updates are vulnerable to attack by the ransomware.
It told customers to update their computers as millions could be affected by the WannaCry virus today. "It is by no means certain that payment will lead to decryption of the files", the police said in a statement.
ESET detects and blocks the WannaCryptor.D threat and its variants.
Employees found their files had been encrypted, no longer readable, with hackers demanding $300 in ransom to decode them or they'd be destroyed. It is believed that this virus worked the same way.
Installing the patch is one way to secure computers against the virus.
A few Dutch Microsoft users were also affected, including a number of Q-Park parking garages.
The company on Friday said it had added additional protection against the specific malware, and was working with affected customers.
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"Concerted efforts to tackle cybercrimes have been hindered by the actions of the United States", the report said, according to Reuters.
The "ransomware" cyberattack on companies and governments around the world has yet to victimize anyone at the University of IL, mostly because the UI bans outdated versions of the Windows operating system targeted by the virus.
However, proof positive of just how bad the spread of "WannaCry" has been, the company did something it hasn't done in years: released a security patch for Windows XP. Even though there are ways to install the latest updates on updates on Windows which are not genuine, Microsoft is also implementing restrictions every once in a while, so depending on the release, it could be more or less hard to patch a pirated Windows copy.
But more importantly, the Chief Legal Officer criticized governments for stockpiling software vulnerabilities instead of reporting them to vendors. Instead, most of the attention has been focused on the NSA exploit used in the attack, the actual threat posed to victims and vital systems, and the sheer magnitude of the event.
The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused "widespread damage", the BBCreported. "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen".
Meanwhile, Microsoft said governments around the world should treat the attacks as a "wake-up call".
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A deeper look into the Trojan's eruption reveals a callous disregard on Microsoft's part for users of its older operating systems. There are apprehensions that a second wave of the attack may arrive Monday as employees return and switch on affected computers.
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