Ransomware in the Machine
“Have not done your homework? Do not past BEGIN, go straight to the crying room!”
The latest attack (12 May 2017) on your data known as WannaCrypt a.k.a WannaCry is the result of the WikiLeak release of NSA hacking tools. This blog entry is not to talk about the intricacies of the exploit and what you should do about it to control the damage as if you do not have staff on your team that averted this, you need to relook at the skill level as well as the controls you have in place.
For those who have not patched against the exploit, I have seen an excellent image on the web for them. This sounds insincere however there was ample time to address many issues.Read More