Recently, we’ve seen increased activity in Sweden from the threat commonly known as WannaCry. It is over 1,5 years since we first encountered From what we have seen so far, this re-emerged threat is leveraging the same mechanisms to spread and infect as before. This means that unmanaged, unpatched and legacy systems with insufficient protection are easy victims.

Wannacry screenshot

We recommend that organizations discover and take control over any unmanaged devices in the corporate network, for example IoT devices. Make sure critical patches are in place. Is it necessary to support SMB in the network? Here are our previous post on WannaCry (in swedish).

If you have any questions or concerns about WannaCry, or any other threat for that matter, don’t hesitate to reach out to your Tieto contacts.

Stay alert!

/Tieto SOC