[hackerspaces] [Webinar] Decrypting the WannaCry ransomware: Why is it happening and (how) is it going to end?

Chad Elish chad at hackpittsburgh.org
Wed Jul 5 18:05:16 CEST 2017

Does anyone know how long the “will be up next week” thing has been up. I’m interested in taking a look at the presentation.

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> From:  <isoc-ams at isoc.org>
> Date: Wed, May 17, 2017 at 2:17 PM
> Subject: [Webinar] Decrypting the WannaCry ransomware: Why is it
> happening and (how) is it going to end?
> To: cecilia.tanaka at gmail.com
> Dear members ,
> As a result of last cyber attack that hit many countries worldwide,
> our partners from DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform
> have organised an open webinar for the community to provide an
> analysis of the main technological, geopolitical, legal, and economic
> aspects of the ransomware. Experts from different fields will discuss
> why ransomware has become a major issue: Can such attacks be prevented
> by technological measures alone? Is there a need for a legal response,
> such as Microsoft’s proposal for the Digital Geneva Convention? Is
> raising more awareness among users the ultimate solution?
> The webinar will discuss whether it is possible to put a stop to
> malicious software, or whether they should be considered the price we
> have to pay for the many advantages of the Internet. Choices on policy
> will have to be made sooner rather than later. The aim of the
> discussion is to explore and help make informed policy choices.
> How to participate?
> Date: Tomorrow - Thursday, 18th May, at 11:00 UTC (13:00 CEST).
> The virtual event is open for everyone , just register under this link
> : https://www.diplomacy.edu/registrations/wannacry-webinar
> Register to book your seat. The webinar link will be e-mailed to
> registrants one hour before the start.
> Regards ,
> -- 
> Nancy Quirós
> Development Manager LAC Chapters
> Email: quiros at isoc.org
> Skype: nancy_quiros
> Web: www.isoc.org
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