Written By Michael Vaughn And Presented By Charles Leaver Ziften CEO
Answers To Your Concerns About WannaCry Ransomware
The WannaCry ransomware attack has actually infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries up until now by making use of vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Windows operating system.
In this quick video Chief Data Scientist Dr. Al Hartmann and I discuss the nature of the attack, as well as how Ziften can help organizations safeguard themselves from the vulnerability known as “EternalBlue.”.
As mentioned in the video, the problem with this Server Message Block (SMB) file sharing service is that it’s on many Windows operating systems and found in a lot of environments. However, we make it easy to determine which systems in your environment have or haven’t been patched to date. Notably, Ziften Zenith can likewise from another location disable the SMB file sharing service totally, giving organizations important time to make sure that those machines are correctly patched.
If you want to know more about Ziften Zenith, our 20 minute demonstration consists of a consultation with our specialists around how we can help your organization avoid the worst digital catastrophe to strike the web in years.