Surely readers are aware of the recent spread of WannaCry ransomware, a type of malicious code capable of destroying both personal computers and system computers by encrypting compromised files and then demanding ransom to reopen encrypted files. Most of them are text-format files, as well as important data is what the WannaCry ransomware aims for.
Currently, there are no specific measures to delete WannaCry on computers, there are also many ways to delete WannaCry introduced but not feasible, and for smartphone cases, readers can rest assured because no cases have been detected that the phone is infected with WannaCry, perhaps the object that the WannaCry ransomware is the computers and data on it, it may also be caused by the vulnerability on Windows Enternal Blue that makes the WannaCry ransomware take advantage and penetrate.
So up to now, readers can be assured of their phones with the question in mind “is the phone infected with WannaCry” has been answered. You can rest assured and use your phone for the time being, but of course readers should also be careful when using it to surf the web or download applications from outside, because not only WannaCry ransomware but also many other types of code can get into your phone and cause damage.
For your computer, whether it is a personal machine or a company machine, you also need to know how to check and prevent to avoid being infected with WannaCry Ransomware. Currently, you can use software from BKAV CheckWanCry to be able to check WannaCry on your computer as well as know how to come up with a solution to the situation
How to download BKAV CheckWanCry as well as how to use it, please refer to the tutorial article
In addition to BKAV CheckWanCry, you can also download and use the VNIST Scanner tool released by the National Information Security Administration to check and detect if the system is infected with this dangerous malware, VNIST Scanner acts as a command line that will help you detect dangers on your computer.
One piece of advice for readers to be able to prevent WannaCry ransomware is not to click on strange links, attachments from a strange address that are not sent by your friends. Regularly update the operating system you are using as well as the antivirus software that your machine has. Those are the most effective ways to help you prevent WannaCry in the current situation when there are no measures to prevent and remove WannaCry Ransomware completely.
This is also the announcement from the National Information Security Department under the Ministry of Communications and Information giving advice to computer and laptop users to avoid WannaCry ransomware malware.
On the computer, there is now 1 more tool to support users to remove the WannaCry virus, which is WanaKiwi, this is a tool that supports detecting and removing Wannacry on computers using Windows 7 or below, just download and install WanaKiwi then the program will automatically do the rest of the work for you, refer to how to install WanaKiwi that Taimienphi has instructed to do the best.