Tactful Cactus wrote:
Or maybe Corbyns behind all this?
I'm sure Laura Kunesberg had already recorded a report suggesting exactly that.
Jimbo wrote:K wrote:
If it's a Mac system it's bullshit. Turn off turn on and the message is gone.
https://blog.avast.com/ransomware-that- ... -far-todayWanaCrypt0r 2.0 is most likely spreading on so many computers by using an exploit the Equation Group, which is a group that is widely suspected of being tied to the NSA, used for its dirty business. A hacker group called ShadowBrokers has stolen Equation Group’s hacking tools and has publicly released them. As confirmed by security researcher, Kafeine, the exploit, known as ETERNALBLUE or MS17-010, was probably used by the cybercriminals behind WanaCrypt0r and is a Windows SMB (Server Message Block, a network file sharing protocol) vulnerability.
Tactful Cactus wrote:The problem with banks is thinking that if they're on an old OS they have a reliable and steady system which is tried and tested and safe from attack.
Snarfyguy wrote:The Prof wrote:Blimey! It's what happens in films.
Check out this documentary about cyber-warfare if you really want a scare!
Darkness_Fish wrote:Large financial institutions have an atrocious attitude to security. At work we have customers who still use Internet Explorer 7 (possibly even 6), and we have a server isolated and set aside for one specific banking behemoth, so that they can use the completely compromised TLS 1.0 protocol to communicate with us. Then had the cheek to run an audit against us, and accuse us of using unsafe communication protocols because of this.
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