[ILUG-BOM] Is there a ransomware attack on Linux based OSes too?

Joe Steeve js at hipro.co.in
Thu May 18 13:59:09 IST 2017


On Mon, 2017-05-15 at 18:42 +0530, Raghavendra Kamath wrote:
> Someone on twitter claimed that the malware is able to run in wine. 
> So one needs to be careful when running windows programs under wine.

I am assuming we are talking about the recent "wannacry". Wannacry
exploits a remote-code-execution bug in smbv1. Wine does not implement
smbv1. It only provides a library/environment for windows applications
to run.

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Joe Steeve
HiPro IT Solutions Private Limited
http://www.hipro.co.in/
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