NSA Told Microsoft of Flaw Before Ransomware Attack


Sources said IT teams in many firms are working overtime to ensure such attacks do not harm their systems.

According to the cyber security experts, many corporate, institutions and individual have been hit by the ransomware.

Vox also called on the public to update their Windows operating systems to avoid security problems. Software manufacturers often provide updates or patches to their products after they discover such a flaw, to prevent cyber-criminals from exploiting it.

According to the FT, the cost of updating older Windows versions "went from US$200 (RM865.50) per device in 2014, when regular support for XP ended, to US$400 the following year", while some clients were asked to pay heftier fees. It had done a patch for the ransomware in March and it rolled it out to millions of their machines. And that's how malicious code is born and why older systems are more vulnerable.

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This year in January another ransomware by the name of Lazarus had attacked Indian companies.

The malicious software hit tens of thousands of systems in hospitals, schools, auto factories, shops and more, locking computers worldwide with an unprecedented global reach.

And most of these services make it easy to find your data in case something is missing too.

WannaCry, the software that crippled hospital systems, factories, banks, government agencies and transportation systems in 150 countries, is ransomware.

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The cyber-attack has disrupted NHS services in parts of England and Scotland since Friday afternoon.

Wellsmore and other cybersecurity experts said the identity of the perpetrators is still unknown. A good place to do this is on an external hard drive that isn't connected to the internet.

The state-run People's Daily compared the cyber attack to the terrorist hacking depicted in the U.S. film "Die Hard 4", warning that China's role in global trade and internet connectivity opened it to increased risks from overseas.

China is preparing to enforce a wide-reaching cyber security law that USA business groups say will threaten the operations of foreign firms in the country with strict local data storage laws and stringent surveillance requirements. Getting people to understand how is still a serious challenge. "The remainder will be opened in the next 2-3 days after the necessary software upgrade", said A J Vidyasagar, head, retail banking, Lakshmi Vilas Bank.Industry body Confederation of ATM Industry (CATMI) and ATM original equipment makers have set up a taskforce to come up with solutions to set up patches for ATMs.

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