WanaCrypt / Wcry the first global attack by ransomware? According to Costin Raiu, researcher at Kaspersky: “So far, we have registered more than 45,000 attacks of ransom software #WannaCry in 74 countries around the world, and the figure is growing rapidly.” Ransomware is known as WanaCrypt0r, Wannacry, WannaCrypt, Wana Decrypt0r or Wcry.

This weekend was held one of the biggest attack ever by Ransomware. This reminds us how important corporate backup is! As a reminder, this type of attack will encrypt the entirety of your hard disk and will display this type of message:

WanaCrypt / Wcry the first global attack by ransomware

WanaCrypt / Wcry the first global attack by ransomware

From this moment on, you have no way to recover your data unless:

  • You pay
  • You have a backup!

Maurin-Consulting helps you check whether your backup strategy is working or not. Otherwise, we advise you in the implementation of a backup system adapted to your structure and your means.

Do not hesitate to contact us for any information request.