WannaCry Ransomware: TCPWave's Atlantis Threat Intelligence Revolutionizes Prevention

Rising above WannaCry, shielding force against ransomware


TCPWave's trusted partnership in the fight against ransomware.

Ransomware attacks have become a persistent and evolving threat, causing widespread disruption and financial losses for organizations worldwide. One of the most infamous ransomware outbreaks in history was the WannaCry attack of 2017. In this white paper, we delve into the history and devastating impact of WannaCry and shed light on how TCPWave, a leading provider of DDI and ADC solutions, harnesses cutting-edge technology, including Atlantis Threat Intelligence, to detect, alert, and prevent ransomware attacks. Through its innovative approach and commitment to leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), TCPWave stands at the forefront of the battle against ransomware, safeguarding organizations against threats like WannaCry.

Proactive Threat Detection

  • Proactive monitoring by Atlantis threat intelligence detects ransomware threats through analyzing network traffic for anomalies, enabling rapid alerts and swift response to suspicious behaviors.

Real-time Alerting

  • Real-time alerts by Atlantis threat intelligence empower organizations to swiftly mitigate ransomware attacks, preventing further damage through immediate action.

Advanced Behavioral Analysis

  • Atlantis Threat Intelligence uses advanced behavioral analysis to swiftly identify new ransomware variants, enabling proactive defense against emerging threats like WannaCry.

Automated Preventive Measures

  • Automated ransomware prevention within comprehensive DDI solution, blocking suspicious domains, isolating infected devices, and implementing robust security policies for proactive defense.
The WannaCry Ransomware

An Unprecedented Global Threat In May 2017, the world witnessed the havoc unleashed by WannaCry, a highly virulent ransomware strain. WannaCry targeted systems running Microsoft Windows operating systems, exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. Its rapid propagation infected hundreds of thousands of devices across 150 countries, crippling critical infrastructures and organizations. Once inside a system, WannaCry encrypted files and demanded a ransom payment in Bitcoin for their release. This indiscriminate attack affected various sectors, including healthcare, finance, government, and more. The catastrophic consequences of WannaCry served as a wake-up call to the urgent need for robust cybersecurity measures and proactive defense mechanisms.

TCPWave: Empowering Ransomware Prevention with Atlantis Threat Intelligence

We understand the gravity of ransomware threats, exemplified by the devastating WannaCry attack. As a trailblazer in the DDI solutions landscape, TCPWave integrates Atlantis Threat Intelligence, an advanced technology within its Titan security module, to combat ransomware attacks with unprecedented efficacy. At the core of our ransomware defense lies Atlantis Threat Intelligence-a state-of-the-art solution that harnesses the latest advancements in AI to detect, alert, and prevent ransomware attacks. By leveraging sophisticated machine learning algorithms and behavioral analysis techniques, Atlantis Threat Intelligence proactively identifies malicious patterns and indicators of compromise associated with ransomware activities.

TCPWave's Unwavering Commitment to Ransomware Prevention

Our commitment to prevent ransomware attacks extends far beyond the capabilities of Atlantis Threat Intelligence. The company adopts a holistic approach to cybersecurity, encompassing various measures to fortify defenses against ransomware threats. These include regular software updates and patch management to address vulnerabilities, network segmentation to contain potential infections, robust backup and disaster recovery strategies to ensure data resiliency, and comprehensive user awareness training programs to foster a security-conscious culture. Our relentless pursuit of technological advancements positions it as a leader in the battle against ransomware. By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, TCPWave continually enhances THE detection, alerting, and prevention capabilities.

Cutting-Edge Ransomware Defense

Furthermore, our dedication to research and development ensures that it remains at the forefront of emerging threats and evolving ransomware tactics. By staying abreast of the latest trends, we continually update its solutions to adapt and counter new ransomware strains effectively. With a proactive approach to cybersecurity, we actively collaborate with industry experts and engages in ongoing analysis to identify potential vulnerabilities and devise innovative countermeasures. This commitment to continuous improvement empowers organizations to confidently navigate the ever-changing landscape of ransomware threats, knowing that our robust solutions are designed to provide reliable protection and peace of mind


In conclusion, the WannaCry ransomware attack served as a wake-up call for organizations worldwide, emphasizing the critical importance of robust cybersecurity measures. TCPWave, with its industry-leading DDI solutions and the powerful Atlantis Threat Intelligence, stands as a stalwart defender against ransomware threats. By leveraging advanced AI technology, we detect, alert, and prevent ransomware attacks, ensuring organizations remain resilient and safeguarded against devastating outbreaks like WannaCry. Trust us as your partner in the fight against ransomware, enabling a secure and protected digital environment for your organization's continued success.