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Millions of Android users left vulnerable due to Samsung’s ignorance

After Samsung had failed to renew the domain of one of their pre-installed apps, millions of users were left open to malware attacks.


WannaCry ransomware protector tool (Beta version)

WannaCry ransomware protector tool (Beta version) description Regarding the current outbreak of Wannacry ransomware, EthioCert has been gathering information and reversing one of the ransomware’s variant. Summing up all data, we have developed a pre-infection (protection) tool for the 2.0 variant of the ransomware. Even if no one in Ethiopia reported the ransomware infection yet, it’s just a matter of time before it becomes rampant or viral.


WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom (The tool only works if the computer is not rebooted after being affected)

If your PC has been infected by WannaCry (the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world) you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom of $300 to the cyber criminals.


Disabling SMBv1 on Windows computers and servers

As mentioned on different blogs and sites including Ethiocert website (link to the info), WannaCry ransomware and other variant are targeting a vulnerability in SMB protocol, which windows use to share resources between computers. So beside updating and patching system we strongly recommend to disable SMBv1 protocol on your systems to avoid being exploited incase other hosts are infected in the network.


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