Welcome to Smokey's Security Forums.
Guests only have limited access to the board and it's features, please consider registering to gain full access!
Registration is free and it only takes a few moments to complete.

Smokey's Security Forums

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

News:

New Trojan malware campaign sends users to fake banking site that looks just like the real thing

Trickbot malware redirects to counterfeit site that displays the correct URL and the digital certificate of the genuine alternative.

New Trojan malware campaign sends users to fake banking site that looks just like the real thing

Malware Log Analysis & Removal Help * Ransomware Encryption & Decrytion Techniques * Official Jetico Inc. Support Forums

Share this topic on FacebookShare this topic on MySpaceShare this topic on RedditShare this topic on TwitterAuthorTopic: WannaCry Virus Takes Down Traffic Lights and Speed Cameras in Australia  (Read 35 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

GilbertTopic starter

  • Updates Moderator
  • *
  • Offline Offline
  • location: Arctic
  • Posts: 30930
WannaCry Virus Takes Down Traffic Lights and Speed Cameras in Australia
22 June 2017, 11:30 am

The WannaCry ransomware keeps making victims, and this time it appears that the virus has even managed to take down a bunch of traffic lights and speed cameras in Australia.

Based on an exploit stolen from the NSA by hacking group Shadow Brokers, the WannaCry malware locks down systems by encrypting files and asking for a ransom to decrypt them. Microsoft has already delivered patches for all Windows versions earlier this year, but outdated systems remain vulnerable.

In the case of the Australian incident, radio station 3aw reports that it was all because of human error, as someone has apparently connected an infected USB that allowed the malware to spread across the network.

55 cameras knocked offline

But while some 55 cameras were taken down because of WannaCry, the servers operating the cameras were not compromised, as they’re not running Windo... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

>> To obtain the full Softpedia Security News article, click the link in the first post line <<
 

* Permissions
You can't post new topics.
You can't post replies.
You can't post attachments.
You can't modify your posts.
BBCode Enabled
Smilies Enabled
[img] Enabled
HTML Disabled


Except where otherwise stated, all content, graphics, banners and images included © 2006 - 2017 Smokey Services™ -- All rights reserved
Design board graphics, banners and images by Meg&Millie - Emma aka Tinker

This site does not store profiling-, tracking-, third-party and/or any other non-essential cookie(s) on client computers and is fully compliant with the EU ePrivacy Directive
Smokey's does not use any Web Analytics/Analysis Service, and also does not use any browser fingerprinting techniques

    

  

Smokey's also provides free fully qualified FRST (Farbar Recovery Scan Tool) Log / Malware Analysis & Removal Help and System Health Checks
rifle
rifle
rifle
rifle