SMB1 is done

  • September 25, 2017 /
  • by Paul Choo
Beware SMB1, the end draws near. At Microsoft’s June 2017 Interop event, Microsoft Principle Program Manager Ned Pyle delivered the eulogy for the outdated – and extremely vulnerable – version of the Server Messaging Block (SMB) protocol. One simple, yet powerful slide from Mr. Pyle laid out the grave future for SMB1: SMB1 is full
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In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm ravaged its way through exposed systems in over 60 countries. The attack started on May 12 and spread rampantly over the next four days, exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft’s implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. WannaCry sadly lived true to its name. Hospitals, businesses, metro stations, universities,
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REDMOND, Wash., and HELSINKI, Finland — Sept. 14, 2016 — On Wednesday, Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Tuxera Inc. announced they have expanded their collaboration to Server Message Block (SMB) technology, fueling innovation in a range of fields and enhancing business solutions for customers around the globe. The collaboration comes as Tuxera launches its new
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