What You Need To Do About The WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Multiple news reports have focused on how this attack was launched and had used NSA codes leaked by a group of hackers. Hackers known as the Shadow Brokers are people who want to compromise files, documents, and videos.

Wanna Decrypter 2.0

It was a difficult Friday for many organizations and they started their assault against hospitals before spilling across the globe. This attack appears to have exploited a Windows vulnerability that Windows computers use to share files and printers across local networks.

Microsoft knows some of their customers are running versions of Windows that no longer receive mainstream support. Has now taken a highly unusual step of making a security update for older platforms and is available to everyone.

The attack shows this message:
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What Can You Do?
  1. Patch your systems, even if you’re using an unsupported version of XP, Windows 8 or Windows Server 2003.
  2. Back up regularly and keep a recent backup copy off-site and encrypted.

What You Need To Do About The WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Blackbox Connections has detected WannaCry Ransomware Attack as a Troj/Ransom-EMG, Mal/Wanna-A, Troj/Wanna-C, and Troj/Wanna-D.

Don’t wait, Act Now!

Contact IT Support 403-399-6366 for assistance.

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