PAY NO MORE!
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by:Senior IT System Engineer
So that's the total profit from the WannaCry creator ?
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
Yes, money which has been sent, to the bitcoin accounts as part of the ransom of encrypted files.
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by:James Bilous
This actually seems like not a lot given how far reaching it is - maybe due to the quick patch efforts.
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by:Sina May
I've heard there were issues with the hacker's systems not being fully ready to accept payment and that companies who are paying the ransoms aren't getting their data decrypted anyway. Probably stopping some folks from paying up.
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
Still there is a $10,000 USD increase at the end of my working day!
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
if it's seen by other groups.....this is a way to get some quick cash, it will encourage other groups to follow!
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
Spent another day, patching, checking virus sigs, another couple of thousand servers done!

when will it end......

One of the most tiring days I've had with my team for a while.... we are exhausted!!!!!
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by:Sina May
Keep fighting the good fight, Andy!
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
It's all billable!
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