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

Pirate Praveen praveen at onenetbeyond.org
Thu May 18 14:06:50 IST 2017

On വ്യാഴം 18 മെയ് 2017 01:59 വൈകു, Joe Steeve wrote:
> 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.

smbv1 is used only to spread the malware. If someone gets an exe as
attachment and they run it with wine, it can affect them.

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