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Windows 7: WannaCry Ransomware

11 Jul 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
WannaCry Ransomware

What do we need to know about WannaCry Ransomware?

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11 Jul 2017   #2

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu

  • Make backups
  • Make them regularly
  • Keep them disconnected from the main system, when not being made, (off site is better is practical)
  • Keep you system fully patched WanaCry uses quite old vulnerabilities.
  • Run a reliable anti-Malware, preferably one with specific Ransomware protection

This combination should stop WanaCry and it's variations, The backups mean that even if you get hit by some new Zero Day exploit you can recover

There is also the technique for WanaCry of disabling the SMB1 Service which is used to propagate the code locally, but you must first check that none of you other devices rely on this for communication, (My TV's do)
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11 Jul 2017   #3

Windows 7 Enterprise x32

what is it?
how it works?
how does it get on user computer?
what can you do while wannacry is spreading out?
how to prevent ransomware attacks?
what't the ransomware incident response plan?
how to do ransomware doc file recovery after infection?
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