The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #161834 Message #3855186
Posted By: Mr Red
15-May-17 - 06:27 AM
Thread Name: Tech: Computer backup - Win10, UPS, external HDD
Subject: RE: Tech: Computer backup - Win10, UPS, external HDD
FWIW - apparently
The current virus had a back-door for the instigator to release the block. The release was as simple as having a domain that existed. It didn't.
The investigator who found this bought the domain and it worked! he said he was a grown man jumping and leaping like a child as soon as he found it had succeeded.
I have not seen much about the mop-up situation - particularly in the UK Health Service, nor how devastating (after Sunday).