Image Source: indiatimes.com
Image Source: indiatimes.com

An unconfirmed news broke the internet and media channels that the Russia’s top religious priest was allegedly blessing Russian ministry computers with holy water to help them survive WannaCry ransomware.

Is Russia Fighting WannaCry Ransomware By Spraying Holy Water On Computers?

Well, when it comes to battling off computer viruses and malware outbreaks, the holy water is reasonably one of the last choices– when all the security solutions have failed. Well, this is what might be happened in Russia!

The malicious software WanaCryptor 2.0 which is also known as WCry is now being utilized to carry out one of the largest ransomware attacks of its kind. If you are still unaware about WanaCrypt0r then you need to visit this link.

Right now the ransomware had attacked more than 2 lakh computers across 150 countries in the world. An unproven news broke the internet and media channels that the Russia’s top religious priest was supposedly blessing Russian ministry computers with holy water to help them survive WannaCry ransomware.

Here is the image that is going viral:

Image Source: indiatimes.com
Image Source: indiatimes.com

Well, let me tell you the truth! The image shown above is from 2013. The priest shown in the image is Patriarch Kirill who is the country’s uppermost priest. The image above was taken way back in the year 2013 when the priest sprinkled holy water over Russian ministry computers.

Image Source:  patriarchia.ru (2013)
Image Source: patriarchia.ru (2013)

However, according to reports from The Sun, hackers were still able to attack the computers last week. Possibly, Priest’s blessing server rooms and other technology tools with holy water is a traditional practice in Russia.

So, it will be no wrong to guess that the priests might be called up again to bless their computer once again from Wannacry Ransomware. So, what do you think about this? Share your views in the comment box below.



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