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20 May 2017, 01:29 | Patty Hardy
He further added that "repeatedly, exploits in the hands of governments have leaked into the public domain and caused widespread damage". Brad Smith, the company's lawyer wrote on Microsoft's official blog: "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen".
"Intelligence agencies will always be developing zero-days, but unlike traditional weapons, these tools can be repurposed quickly from devastating criminal attacks", said Bambenek in an email statement.
It comes as China prepares to enforce a wide-reaching cyber security law that U.S. business groups say will threaten the operations of foreign firms in China with strict local data storage laws and stringent surveillance requirements.
An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way that the Microsoft Server Message Block 1.0 (SMBv1) server handles certain requests. But the success of the attack shows that not enough people took advantage of the patch. And there's going to be texture to it, and you were in city X on this day, and you were in city Y on this other day, but three percent of the records are going to be fabricated.
Investors should buy Microsoft shares because the recent cyberattacks will spur companies to upgrade to the technology giant's latest operating system, according to Credit Suisse, which reiterated its outperform rating on the software firm.
Law enforcement agencies across the world are collaborating on an effort to identify those behind WannaCry, but are unwilling to speculate on the identities of any perpetrators at this time.
Both Hickey and Horowitz said they haven't heard of any cases where victims successfully freed their computers by paying the ransom.
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The state-run People's Daily compared the cyber attack to the terrorist hacking depicted in the USA film "Die Hard 4", warning that China's role in global trade and internet connectivity opened it to increased risks from overseas.
It's still unclear who created WannaCry, whether amateurs or skilled hackers. But consumers bear a responsibility of their own to stay current with critical patches, he said, and the spread of the WannaCry attack was exacerbated by the volume of machines that had not had the patch installed - two months after it was issued. It's coming, and faster than you might think.
Microsoft, which on Friday took the unusual step of issuing a custom security update for users whose systems no longer receive regular support, has urged users with older versions of Windows to patch the vulnerability as soon as possible.
This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. It's only relatively recently that Microsoft has started to shake off the stink from Vista (and the confusing Windows 8). WannaCry should not have reached disastrous proportions - Microsoftreleased a patch that could close the vulnerability in March, well before the NSA's tool was decrypted. The problem has affected organizations and individuals running Windows XP, an older version of Windows that had some security faults that the ransomware exploited. If letting a computer network in you administer run Windows XP is negligent, it's surely a negligence that pales compared to losing a military cyberweapon, or abandoning vulnerable customers whose computers work more or less fine. Or pay far more if they want their embedded heart defibrillator to keep working. That theft was publicly reported earlier this year.
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