Petya, NotPetya Security Recommendations

Prevention To proactively prevent from being attacked by this Petya-family of malware or mitigate the damage: Keep your computer with the latest patch, especially apply Microsoft Windows security update MS17-010. Enable the Windows Firewall to block incoming requests to ports 135, 139, and 445. Disable SMBv1 in Windows Segment your network into multiple network … Continue reading Petya, NotPetya Security Recommendations

Microsoft Windows 10 to introduce protection “switch” against Ransomwares

In a blog statement released by Microsoft on the 28th of June, Microsoft released a Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16232  and Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 15228 to Insiders in the Fast ring which is part of the new end-to-end security features in Windows 10. This is to tackle the serious issue of a … Continue reading Microsoft Windows 10 to introduce protection “switch” against Ransomwares

#WCry Wannacry Security Recommendations

Outbreak Date: 13 May 2017 - (Ransomware) WannaCry I know its bit old, and (almost?) quiet (perhaps, evolving) after the "kill switch" was triggered up. But here are my compiled Security Recommendations from various Firewall Vendors on mitigating the risks and protecting your network from the threats brought about by this ransomware known as WannaCry.  Yesterday, another … Continue reading #WCry Wannacry Security Recommendations