[AfrICANN-discuss] WannaCry Ransomware Attacks: A Test of Africa's Cybersecurity Preparedness
Dr Eberhard W Lisse
el at lisse.na
Thu May 18 15:21:42 UTC 2017
They just want to have funding for another conference so they can spend the per diem shopping.
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> On 18 May 2017, at 13:29, Michele Neylon - Blacknight <michele at blacknight.com> wrote:
> You’re making it sound like the malware was targeting countries etc., specifically.
> There isn’t any evidence that it is.
> It was and is a global issue.
> And tbh most of the issues could be mitigated if people kept their servers and desktops up to date.
> Mr Michele Neylon
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> Date: Thursday 18 May 2017 at 12:51
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> Subject: [AfrICANN-discuss] WannaCry Ransomware Attacks: A Test of Africa's Cybersecurity Preparedness
> Hello everyone!
> As you well know a number of African countries including South Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Egypt, Mozambique, Tanzania, Niger, Morocco and Tunisia have reportedly been attacked by the recent "WannaCry" ransomware malware that hit institutions around the world.
> Should Africa be alarmed by cyber threats, such as this recent attack?
> Does Africa have the cybersecurity preparedness and capacity to deal with these types of threats?
> Read our latest blog: "WannaCry Ransomware Attacks: A Test of Africa's Cybersecurity Preparedness"
> Kind regards,
> Betel Hailu | Africa Regional Bureau – Communications Coordinator | ISOC: Internet Society
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