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An IoT botnet is trying to nuke Wcry's killswitch

An IoT botnet is trying to nuke Wcry's killswitch Read full article

19 May 2017, 5:43 pm
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Whoever created the Wcry ransomware worm -- which uses a leaked NSA cyberweapon to spread like wildfire -- included a killswitch: newly infected systems check to see if a non-existent domain is active, and if it is, they fall dormant, ceasing their relentless propagation. (more…)