Anti-virus stocks rally with 'WannaCry' expected to hit again
16 Mai, 2017, 13:37 | Author: Marc Bacque
Organizations around the world are bracing themselves for more outbreaks of Wannacry ransomware infections after the malware began unleashing itself on computer systems on Friday. Matt Suiche, founder of United Arab Emirates-based cybersecurity firm Comae Technologies, said around 10,000 machines have been infected by the second variation of the malware.
"Should we see repeated attacks in the coming weeks, then I would imagine these companies will continue to benefit", he added.
Prime Minister Theresa May said it wasn't just Britain.
The Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center said 2,000 computers in Japan were reported affected so far, citing an affiliate foreign security organization that it can not identify.
Thousands of computer systems could be at risk from Friday's global cyber attack as workers return to work after the weekend, the head of Europol warned, announcing an worldwide manhunt is underway to track down the people responsible.
Brad Smith criticized U.S intelligence agencies, including the CIA and National Security Agency, for "stockpiling" software code that can be used by hackers. The company did issue a patch for Windows XP, but has otherwise largely stopped issuing updates for the software.
Microsoft took the unusual step late Friday of making free patches available for older Windows systems, such as Windows XP from 2001.
He said that the attack, which affected organisations around the world, was equivalent to Tomahawk missiles being stolen from the military.
While Microsoft had released an update in March with a patch to address the problem, any computers that had not yet installed that update were vulnerable to attack.
Shares of cyber-security and anti-virus companies are posting strong gains Monday morning, as experts worry about a return of the massive cyber attack that has paralyzed more than 200,000 computers in at least 150 countries, MarketWatch reports.
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How the infection made its way onto NHS systems is still unknown.However, Talal Rajab, head of the cyber and national security programme at industry body TechUK, said: "The way these attacks work means that, although there has been no indication of a new wave of the ransomware spreading, there remains the possibility of existing infections from the malware spreading within networks".
"There have been reports of hospital doctors and GPs unable to access patients' medical records, appointment booking systems and, in some cases, having to resort to pen and paper".
Chief executive Paul Hawkins said: "As a precautionary measure over the weekend a comprehensive programme of diagnostics and preventative work was carried out to protect our systems".
Security solutions providers have also accelerated efforts to develop tools to tide over the crisis.
IT professionals have worked over the weekend to reverse the damage done by the WannaCry software, which encrypted files stored on Microsoft software.
The Hampshire Hospitals NHS Trust statement said that emergency services were continuing as normal and any patient with an appointment should attend as expected, unless specifically contacted by the hospital.
Another government security official said no government systems were affected. "Most of those systems will have been patched by now, but a significant proportion won't have been".
The attack has hit companies from Russian Federation to Australia.
The security firm Kaspersky Lab, based in Russian Federation, noted that Microsoft had repaired the software problem that allows back-door entry into its operating systems weeks before hackers published the exploit linked to the NSA, but noted: "Unfortunately it appears that many users have not yet installed the patch".
The map suggests many dozens of businesses could be infected in Australia.
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Si les auteurs de cette opération n'ont pas été identifiés, "manifestement, on a affaire à de la criminalité", a estimé M. Celui utilisé dans l'attaque est nommé WannaCry, aussi connu sous les noms de WannaDecryptor, WanaCrypt0r 2.0 et WCry?.
Worldwide standards should compel countries not to stockpile or exploit software vulnerabilities, Smith says. Hunt told broadcaster Sky News, the United Kingdom had "never seen a ransomware attack on this scale".
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