KPMG Advisory on WannaCry

  • Ensure few messages are reiterated and additional precautionary measures are undertaken,including:

  • Advisory to be released to all users on not opening emails from unknown sources

  • Be wary of unsolicited emails that demand immediate action

  • Do not click on links or download email attachments sent from unknown users or which seem suspicious

  • All users should be informed to ensure that anti-virus software is updated

  • Maintain up-to-date backups of files and regularly verify that the backups can be restored.

  • Monitor your network, system, media and logs for any malicious software, possible ex2 filtration of data, abnormal behaviour or unauthorized network connections.

  • Patch Windows machines in your environment (post proper testing). The patch was released in March 2017 as part of MS17-010 / CVE-2017-0147.

  • Practice safe online behaviour

  • Report all incidents to IT helpdesk, immediately!

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