A recent variant of Petya ransomware, known as “ExPetr” or “NotPetya” or “GoldenEye”, is spreading rapidly across the world this week. Similar to the earlier WannaCry malware, the recent attack utilizes the EternalBlue exploit against the MS17-010 vulnerability to attack unpatched Microsoft Windows-based workstations and servers.
If you’re a Zyxel ZyWALL USG user and are using Anti-Virus and Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) services, please follow the steps below to guard against the attacks:
- Apply the Microsoft MS17-010 patch on your Microsoft systems, if you haven’t done yet
- Enable the Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP) service…