“Kaspersky lab” detected 45 thousand attempts of cyber attacks companies
MOSCOW, may 12 — RIA Novosti. “Kaspersky lab” on Friday has registered over 45 thousand attempts to infect cryptography program in 74 countries worldwide, with the greatest number of attempts of infiltrations is observed in Russia, told RIA Novosti in the company.
Experts antivirus company has analyzed the information on infections cryptography program, called “WannaCry”, which 12 may have faced companies around the world. The analysis revealed that the attack occurred through well-known network vulnerability Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17−010, said, “Kaspersky Lab”.
“For decryption the criminals demand a ransom to be paid in the amount of $ 600 in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. At the moment, “Kaspersky Lab” recorded around 45 000 attempts of attacks in 74 countries around the world. The greatest number of attempts of infiltrations is observed in Russia”, — said the representative of the company.
To reduce the risk of infection experts “Kaspersky Lab” advise companies to take a number of measures, in particular, to install the official patch from Microsoft that closes used to attack the vulnerability, make sure that you include protective solutions at all network nodes.