But Michael Gorelik, CTO at MorphiSec, says things aren't that simple as updating the two Apple apps. Users who used these two apps in the past are also vulnerable.
That's because the Bonjour component remains installed on Windows systems even after users uninstall iTunes or iCloud for Windows.
Sysadmins must scan workstations for the Bonjour component and remove it by hand, or install the latest iTunes for Windows version to make sure the older Bonjour component has been updated.
The BitPaymer ransomware was first spotted in the summer of 2017 when it hit multiple Scottish hospitals. It's a type of ransomware used in so-called "big game hunting" attacks, where crooks target one single large organization to infect and request large ransom payments, instead of mass-spamming thousands of home consumers who can't usually meet the ransom demands.
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