Windows 10: Ransomware attacks reported on Windows machines internationally

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  1.    13 May 2017 #30

    Hi there

    Interesting stuff --thanks

    Would be interesting since the NSA was messing around with this stuff and let the cat out of the bag -- to get the NSA / US Federal Govt to pay compensation to people effected by this -- after all it was their tinkering that opened this loophole and they were unable to keep a lid on it.

    I hope ms itself submits an invoice too -- it must have had loads of people retro-fitting XP and W2003 server -- surprised anybody knows how those old systems even work from an internals point of view any more.

    Should be an interesting Lawyers fest once this is all over !!!!.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  2.    13 May 2017 #31

    I'm disabling SMB1 on all our Windows computers.
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       13 May 2017 #33

    swarfega said: View Post
    I'm disabling SMB1 on all our Windows computers.
    Just been doing the same on this laptop, having read this and also this TechNet article (which was linked from the Register post).
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...op-using-smb1/

    I do wonder how many other bits of Windows are sitting there running and enabled (and possibly giving a risk) which I don't know about and am unlikely to need. I certainly didn't know what SMB1 is before today (and still don't know much now).
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       13 May 2017 #34

    MS17-010 was included in cumulative update KB4013429 from 14-03-2017 (Windows SMB server patch).

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4013429

    Cumulative Update KB4013429 and KB4013418 Windows 10 Build 14393.953 - Windows 10 Forums
    Last edited by Brink; 13 May 2017 at 10:55. Reason: Added link for more info
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  6.    13 May 2017 #35

    DavidY said: View Post
    Just been doing the same on this laptop, having read this and also this TechNet article (which was linked from the Register post).
    https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...op-using-smb1/

    I do wonder how many other bits of Windows are sitting there running and enabled (and possibly giving a risk) which I don't know about and am unlikely to need. I certainly didn't know what SMB1 is before today (and still don't know much now).
    If you're on a fully patched Windows 10, then you are protected against this attack. Still, it doesn't hurt to have some protection. Confirmed by this article.
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       13 May 2017 #36

    A live sample analysis, including registry keys being used, WSH included, who would have thought.
    Code:
    https://malwr.com/analysis/MjBlNjdjMWFmZGNkNDQzZDlkMmJhNjU2NmQ5YjgwZWU
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       13 May 2017 #37

    Ransomware scare stopped


    Yesterday’s global ransomware attack was scary for several reasons, but quick action by a security researcher at MalwareTech at least put an end to its spreading — although the researcher didn’t realize it at the time.

    https://www.malwaretech.com/2017/05/...r-attacks.html

    TechCrunch
    That global ransomware attack was halted apparently by accident | TechCrunch
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  •    13 May 2017 #38

    I am Spanish and fortunately neither the company where I work nor my computers are affected
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       13 May 2017 #39

    Attn #WindowsInsiders: you're protected. Now, please go ensure your friends/family take the sec update or upgrade to 10!
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