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About ransomeware attack


As reported in the media, ransomware* known as “Wanna Cryptor WannaCry”, “WannaCryptor”, or “Wcry” has caused damage to IT systems worldwide.

NIDEK is checking whether security update (MS17-010) provided by Microsoft can be applied to our products.
The applicability of the security update will be determined and notified later.

For preventive measures we recommend until then, please see the Notification.

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Notification (PDF/332 KB)

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Information on Applicable Products for Updates (PDF/ 44KB)

For more information about the installation → Windows Update Program (MS17-010) Installation Procedure

*Ransomware: A type of malware. In Ransomware, computers infected by this virus are restricted from browsing files such as documents on infected terminals, so the victim is required to pay the ransom to the malware author in order to release the restriction. It is a ransom request type malicious program.