This garbage domain registration may have stopped massive malware attack

The registration of the “garbage” domain iuqerfsodp9ifjaposdfjhgosurijfaewrwergwea.com quite possibly saved lives, after a botnet attack spreading malware, targeted a variety of healthcare facilities, seeking ransom – Named WannaCry, the malware infects vulnerable Windows machines affecting hospitals and healcare facilities in the UK and Russia.

A security expert and operator of MalwareTech.com saw the opportunity to register it, and was thus able to stop the spreading and payload update capabilities of the WannaCry malware.

Read more – https://www.malwaretech.com/2017/05/how-to-accidentally-stop-a-global-cyber-attacks.html