Tennessee City’s Emergency Services Hit By WannaCry

It’s July, how do you still have machines vulnerable to this? It’s not like this hasn’t been publicized. Yeah, I get it, patching can be a pain, but really? They should have had mitigations in place.

FTA: “Norville says most of the affected data is not retrievable, and it is unclear if any significant files have been lost. Two file servers and 19 computers within the police department’s system were breached.”


Erich Kron is the Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, and has over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere.

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