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WannaCry - Ransomware

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Aliases:
  • WCry 2.0
  • WannaCrypt0r
  • WannaCrypt
  • Wana Decrypt0r
Description:

The ransomware uses exploits leaked by the Shadow Brokers and has infected a large number of computers including those in the government, telecom, and educational sectors. Files are encrypted denoted by the .WNCRYT extension. The bounty for WannaCry ranges from $300 to $600 but payments may not be uniquely associated with a system. The initial variants of WannaCry no longer encrypts if the sample can resolve an external DNS which is held by security researchers.

Sectors:
  • Commercial Facilities
  • Financial Services
  • Government Facilities
  • Healthcare and Public Health
  • Information Technology
  • Ransomware
  • Transportation Systems
Modified Date:

2017-10-11

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