Malwaretech stems Wcry for now

The Internet’s Unsung Hero

Malwaretech registered the sandbox detection domain essentially shutting down any further spread overnight; but expect a new version to be released soon.

Update XP & 2003

Microsoft have issued an unusual – out of band – update for unsupported operating systems for ms17-010 for xp, 8, 2003 etc. Get patching immediately before a new version is released.

Sources

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/05/13/wannacry-ransomware-outbreak-stopped-by-researcher/#7535e93474fc

 

 

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