RBI’s directive to Banks

RBI’s directive to Banks

The Reserve Bank of India has asked the banks to follow the instructions of the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), a government organization, to prevent the attack by Ransomware 'WannaCry',  which has hacked  various IT networks in over 150 countries . CERT-IN has come up with a list of dos and don'ts and webcast on how to protect networks from the global Ransomware attack.

 

Wannacry encrypts the files on infected Windows system and spreads by exploiting vulnerabilities. The RBI also asked all banks to introduce a software update to ATMs to protect their systems from a malware that has attacked payment systems around the world.