Should we be worried about WCRY/WannaCry Ransomware? #WanaCry #ransomware

To date, no Igaware customers have been victims of any ransomeware, including the latest WCRY outbreak.

To ensure you are protected, make sure that Windows machines have the relevant Microsoft patch – MS17-010 (SMB RCE). This was release in March 2017. See

This will stop the ability to install the backdoor on the windows machine that can then be exploited.

It’s thought that the backdoor is distributed via a phishing email. You will be protected by Igaware Email Filtering if you are using Igaware as your email server.

Any versions of windows XP should have file sharing disabled / or disconnected from the network as there is no patch currently available.

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