[ILUG-BOM] Is there a ransomware attack on Linux based OSes too?
js at hipro.co.in
Thu May 18 14:20:34 IST 2017
On Mon, 2017-05-15 at 23:29 +0530, Raghavendra Kamath wrote:
> I don't know the specific details about the permissions it has. But
> the Wine FAQs themselves suggest that wine is not immune to malware
> or viruses as mentioned here ->
This is the case where an infected executable is run by Wine.
In the case of wannacry, the malware is deployed on a target machine
over the network, by exploiting an smbv1 bug specific to windows.
However, if wannacry is manually installed and executed in Wine, then
yes, it can affect you.
HiPro IT Solutions Private Limited
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 195 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
More information about the Linuxers