Ransomware Virus: Update Your Systems For Better Protection

At a time when the internet is fast becoming the backbone of many companies, any lapse in the network security can quickly bring any businesses to a grinding halt. A few days back the world has seen a malware attack that has hit at least 150 countries. It is a ransomware which locked the computers and asked for money to restore them. Let’s decipher it to understand how it works what can you do to avoid becoming a prey.

The Ransomware Attack

The malware used the weaknesses in the Microsoft’s Windows operating system to spread at a never seen before pace. The ransomware named as “WanaCryptor,” “WeCry” used the vulnerability in the Windows Server component to get inside the corporate networks. The virus took control of user’s files and demanded USD 300 to restore access.

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