Tag Archives: WannaCry

WannaCry has infected chip maker TSMC fabs …

[German]Ransomware WannaCry, known since2017, hits Taiwanese chip manufacturer TSMC last Friday and shut down various production fabs. Here is some information on the subject. Advertising

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WannaCry is back? No, it’s a scam mail

[German]During the last hours I stumbled twice over the keyword WannaCry. What looks like a return of this pest may turn out to be a scam or fraud email campaign. I thought I’d post it here for admins’ information. Advertising

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WannaCry infection stops Mercedes Benz production?

[German]Strange story that’s going around right now. In German factories of car maker Mercedes Benz (Daimler AG) production computers are supposed to be infected with WannaCry ransomware. Also vendor Festo is claimed to be infected with WannaCry. Advertising

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WannaCry & Co.: EternalBlue Vulnerability Checker and Crysis Ransomware Decryptor

Security vendor ESET has published two tools allowing users to fight against ransomware attacks like WannaCry (WannaCryptor) or Crysis. The EternalBlue Vulnerability Checker and the Crysis .wallet/.onion Decryptor are available for free. Advertising

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#WannyCry: Use recovery tools to gain encrypted files?

[German]Users losing files due to WannaCry encryption may get their files back using a data recovery tool. That’s the message I received from a data recovery tool vendor. Advertising

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Security-Update KB982316 for Windows XP (May 2017)

[German]Microsoft has (probably) released another security update (KB982316) for Windows XP to the public. Admins of systems running the unsupported Windows XP could install this update. But the whole thing is mysterious – the package contains only old stuff – … Continue reading

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WannaCry: Decrypting with WanaKiwi also for Windows 7

Partially good news for Window 7 users hidden by WannaCrypt ransomware. A decryptor for encrypted files, that can obtain the required key is available for Windows XP and Windows 7. Advertising

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Wannacry: first WCry-Decryptor for Windows XP

[German]Good news with a grain of salt for users with systems affected by #WannaCry ransomware. A first decryptor has been developed, but it works only under Windows XP and only if some conditions are true. Advertising

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Ransomware WannaCry infected worldwide thousands of Windows systems

[German]A massive ransomware campaign started May 12, 2017, infected worldwide thousands of Windows systems. Hospitals, banks, companies are out of order, because their systems are affected and critical data are encrypted. Here a short overview, what is known so far. … Continue reading

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