Urgent Security Notification: Protection Against
WannaCry ransomware Attack
There is a critical vulnerability (Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-010) in various versions of Microsoft Windows (client as well as server) which is being used to spread ransom-ware across the globe.
The ransomware is spreading like wild fire infecting critical installations like healthcare globally. (Please also refer https://www.microsoft.com/en-
us/security/portal/threat/ encyclopedia/Entry.aspx?Name= Ransom:Win32/WannaCrypt ). The Ransomware in question has been identified as a variant of ransomware known as WannaCry (also known as 'Wana Decrypt0r,' 'WannaCryptor' or 'WCRY'). Such ransomware infection typically leverages social engineering or spam emails as a primary attack vector, tricking users into downloading and executing a malicious attachment.