Ransomware, a cyber attack, locked down the computer, has been reach in 150 countries of the world. According to European Union Police Europol, more than 2.27 million computers have been locked. Experts have not been able to break even the first version. There is a danger of another attack on Monday. Monday is important for cyber security agencies in India. As soon as the office opens, there is danger of attacks on institutes associated with infrastructure, power, telecom, airport, banking, stock market, school infrastructure.According to the news agency, the cyber security agency CERT-IN has issued the most serious alarms. Once a virus is attacked on one computer, the entire local area network will be in its possession.
Britain’s security researcher ‘Malware Tech’ has said that there might be a second attack on Monday. He said, “There can be another version come until Monday, which we will not be able to stop.” Malware Tech had previously helped reduce the speed of the attack. At the same time, there are information about ransomware attack in some computers of the police and other institutes in Maharashtra as well as in the police department in Maharashtra.70% of the ATMs in XP, the easiest target
Windows XP is the most affected by Ransomware. There are 70% of ATM uses XP in India. However, after the attack, Microsoft has released XP’s patches of security. According to Europol, even though there are two million computer locked around the world, but the number of those who are still ransom is very low. CERT-IN has also asked people not to give ransom.RBI and NPCI alerts
Indian Government has alerted the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Stock Market and NPCI. Government Cyber Security Arm has issued ‘Do’s and Dont’s to these agencies in this regard and has instructed to take adequate measures to stop any incidents like data leaks. According to official sources, “The government has arranged to deal with the situation. There is no big case of cyber attack against the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN.”)Do the first thing by reaching the office
Check that the patch of anti virus and Windows updates in the computer. If the suspicious links appear in the e-mail, do not click. Do not open or download such attachments. Use Pen-drive only after scanning.If the virus starts running, first remove the network cable, so that the second computer in the office is not infected. Shut down the computer immediately. Stay Alert.. Do not open suspicious or phishing emails. Do not open e-mails from strangers. Delete junk e-mail without opening it. Open Compass or MS Word file with caution. Do not open suspicious files. Avoid such websites as well.If you are backing up regular data then you can recover damaged ransomware files too. Do not pay ransom even when locked. Do not raid the hacker even if the computer is locked. There is no guarantee that the sender of the ransomware will send you to the key finish the encryption. Yes, criminals will definitely understand that you are easy prey. They can also try to recover from you in the future.
Ransomware viruses often change the file extension. We do not see this in our system. Keep file name extension options visible and can easily identify suspicious files.This is the effect of cyber attack
Communications of hundreds of countries stopped working on the April 12 attack. This is a special kind of ransomware cyber attack, which has demanded ransom in bitcoin. This led to the swelling of SW and other services of many countries, including the UK. According to the report, this attack was carried out on important organizations around the world. According to Europol report, the impact of cyber attacks has reached 150 countries and it has affected nearly 2 million computers.According to the report, in other countries where this particular cyberattack took place, in addition to Britain, America, China, Russia, Spain, Italy, Vietnam and many other countries are also included. In all these countries, ransomware attacked together. According to news agencies, most of the attacks in Russia. Russia’s Home Ministry has also confirmed this attack. In addition to the UK, special companies working in Spence have been caught in this cyber attack.
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