Information Technology Services Centre - Beware of Ransomware - WannaCry
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    A huge cyberattack in the form of ransomware known as WannaCry is spreading quickly all over the world.

    Your Immediate Action:   

    WannaCry takes advantage of a Windows vulnerability MS17-010 via SMBv1. Please take immediate action to apply Microsoft Security Patch released in March 2017

    To save your computer from harms, please remember to:

    1. Ensure that your windows computer has applied all the latest patches. If you have doubt on it, you shall disconnect your computer from network by unplugging your LAN cable or disconnect from wifi. And please contact your IT support for assistance.
    2. Offline backup your files regularly and keep them in a separate and safe place.
    3. Further actions against WannaCry.

    Reference:

     

    Enquiry:

    • ITSC Service Desk : http://servicedesk.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk
    • Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    This alert was sent to all CUHK staff and students through mass mail on 13 May 2017.