Spread of Eternal Blue – Patching Still a Huge Issue

Back in the early days at Blaster we told the customers that they must do three things:

  1. Switch on your firewall
  2. Apply security updates
  3. Have an anti-virus software installed and keep it updated

It seems that even after Wannacry and Petya people have not learned, yet: Look at these statistics with computers still being vulnerable with Eternal Blue:

The whole story is here: Scanner Shows EternalBlue Vulnerability Unpatched on Thousands of Machines

I understand that patching is sometimes hard but not patching can be fatal – especially for internet facing systems.

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Roger Halbheer on Security authored by Roger Halbheer. Read the original post at: https://www.halbheer.ch/security/2017/07/14/spread-of-eternal-blue-patching-still-a-huge-issue/