Computer Hacking

WannaCry RansomeWare MS17 010 Metasploit

 

This post demonstrates how to exploit a critical SMB vulnerability found in most windows systems, and was used by the ransomware named WannaCry, it basically encrypts the victim’s files and they are warned to pay the hackers $300 worth of bitcoins if they don’t it will be raised to a higher value.

Prevention

  •  update the system by installing the latest patches
  •  Disable smbv1 or smbv2
  •  Make sure file sharing is only turned on when you need it otherwise turn it off.

 

Other useful websites

Metasploit:
https://www.metasploit.com/

Kali Linux:
https://www.kali.org/

Other resources:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2017/05/16/wannacry-ransomware-ms17-010/#72

Patch:
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sudheesn/2017/05/17/patches-that-fix-the-vulnerability-for-ms17-010/

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2017/ms17-010

 

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