Many organisations worldwide have been affected by ransomware attacks in the past few days. The ransomware exploits a recently discovered vulnerability in the SMB protocol used by Microsoft® operating systems to access files across a network (shared drives, home folders etc.).

This vulnerability can be removed by applying the patch MS17-010 to all versions of Microsoft Server and client operating systems.

This patch has been tested and validated for Community Connect® 4 (CC4) networks by RM.
We strongly recommend you read our guidance which details the approach to deploying and checking for successful implementation:

Read the full technical article

Our technical teams are on hand to help you understand whether you are protected or not and what actions to take. If you have any queries, please log a call online, via webchat, or over the phone.

Further reading:

What is Ransomware and how do you protect yourself against it?


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