WANNACRY RANSOMWARE AND INDIA
SOME TECHNICAL DETAILS ON HOW TO PROTECT AGAINST WANNACRY
- Apply Windows update MS17-010.
- Disable the outdated protocol SMBv1.
- Add a rule on your router or firewall to block incoming SMB traffic on port 445.
- Enable Windows Defender Antivirus to detect this ransomware. (It identifies the ransomware as Ransom:Win32/WannaCrypt as of the 1.243.297.0 update)
- Use Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, which can block dangerous email threats, such as the emails carrying ransomware using its machine-learning capability.
- Monitor your network with Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection.