back to article When you think how infamous NHS-pwning malware's still hitting the unwary, it'll make you WannaCry – Kaspersky

Kaspersky Lab reckons the number one reason its customers call them for emergency help is because of ransomware – with Wannacry still playing a large part in detections picked up by the Russian company. In its Incident Response Analytics report for 2018, published this week, Kaspersky said it had seen the infamous malware …

  1. Anonymous Coward

    Ransomware straining the Internet?

    There's only one solution, ban Linux, macOS and Android ..

    Title: Incident Response Analytics Report

    Author: Daria Ashitkova

    Creator: Microsoft® Word for Office 365 ref

    1. Spanners Silver badge

      Re: Ransomware straining the Internet?


      I just hear that going right over many peoples head. There will be two reactions from them...

      1. Yes ban those nasty things. Terrrrrrorrrrrists use them! or

      2. Lets ban Windoze instead.

    2. Halfmad Silver badge

      Re: Ransomware straining the Internet?

      Most commonly used OS will always be the biggest target, doesn't matter which one it is.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Ransomware straining the Internet?

        Most commonly used OS in which circumstance?

        Linux is the most common server OS. MacOS is the most common OS used by creatives. Raspbian is the most common OS used on a Raspberry Pi...

        I think what you meant to say was:

        "The most vulnerable OS will always be the target, doesn't

        matter how it's used".

    3. Tom Paine Silver badge

      Re: Ransomware straining the Internet?

      Sometimes I find myself suffering future shock* at the dizzying pace of events in the world, new technologies, culture, politics. And sometimes I find myself wondering if it's still 1999. This is one of the latter moments.

      * (c) 2000AD

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