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HKCERT Security Alert: Watch out for WannaCry Ransomware

Release Date: 13 May 2017 1689 Views

In light of the WannaCry ransomware attacks on computer users across the world including Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre (HKCERT) of the Hong Kong Productivity Council today (13 May 2017) warned that WannaCry was a very vicious malware which would scan for computers with an unpatched Microsoft Windows vulnerability over the Internet and attempt to infect them.

 

For prevention and mitigation, please refer to Beware of WannaCry Ransomware Spreading.

For press release on WannaCry ransomware attack, please refer to HKCERT Security Alert: Watch out for WannaCry Ransomware.

For technical information on WannaCry ransomware, please refer to security bulletin SA17051301.