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Wanna Cry Virus

Post by TheDruid-3X3 » August 3rd, 2017, 11:34 pm

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I heard a News Broadcast on the way to Work that there has been a New Computer Virus that is called 'Wanna Cry Virus'.

It is some sort of Virus that Encrypts your Data, Pictures and Files and causes your Computer to say to You that You have to Pay a Ransom in order to get Your Computer Free of the Encryption Code and get your Files back.

It has been Reported that it is mainly going through Europe but has come across into something like 150 different Countries.

So has any of You Guys had to deal with this New Virus?


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Re: Wanna Cry Virus

Post by Optimal » August 4th, 2017, 4:52 am

there was a time i had to deal with such viruses everyday
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Re: Wanna Cry Virus

Post by TheDruid-3X3 » August 4th, 2017, 10:25 pm

Yesterday after Work, I did a spot of Research on this Virus and found these:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WannaCry_ ... are_attack

http://wfla.com/2017/05/15/wanna-cry-vi ... or-impact/

http://bgr.com/2017/05/15/wanna-cry-ran ... explainer/

There is even an Informative YouTube about it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jivRCrm4jSw


In my Research on this Virus, it recommended that you immediately do a Full Scan for Antivirus Program Updates and then run a Computer Virus Scan on your Computer.

I did that Friday morning just before going off to help do Set Up for the Japanese Powell Street Festival and my McAfee Antivirus found that Quarantined some sort of 'Trojan Horse' Virus. That may have been Wanna Cry.

So since this a Virus that has Infected Computers of Major Governments, Institutions and Companies, make sure to do your Antivirus Updates and Scans.


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