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13th
May 2017
Archomeda
@Archomeda
May 13 2017 02:14
there's ehm... a large-scale ransomware roaming around the internet at the moment
if your windows pc isn't up-to-date, update it :P
Archomeda
@Archomeda
May 13 2017 02:19
apparently it can spread across LAN through an exploit in SMB if your windows pc hasn't been patched since march this year
JC123
@JC123
May 13 2017 02:21
or if you still use XP
Archomeda
@Archomeda
May 13 2017 02:21
true
JC123
@JC123
May 13 2017 02:37
:joy:
windwarrior
@windwarrior
May 13 2017 10:52
"your device is up to date"
also, apparantly that virus has a killswitch
it checked whether a domain was registered, and now that it is, the virus is no longer spreading
part of me is now thinking of setting up a local dns server that responds with a local ip address for any dns requests that fail
rip sabetha
Qwaddle lol
Archomeda
@Archomeda
May 13 2017 22:52
lol
JC123
@JC123
May 13 2017 22:54
ugh writing a script for parsing content files turned out to be way more annoying than anticipated
Eearslya Sleiarion
@Eearslya
May 13 2017 23:15

or if you still use XP

@JC123 actually I read an article that said Microsoft thought this bug was so severe, they actually patched XP and 2003 and such

I saw