What you need to know about WannaCry


What initially looked like an attack against England’s National Health Service (NHS), forcing hospitals to turn away patients on May 12, 2017, has turned out to be the largest coordinated cyberattack ever seen. Cybersecurity professionals around the world are discovering that the WannaCry ransomware indiscriminately targets all industries everywhere. After only 3 days, the estimated number of victims is over 250 000, spread over 150 countries. So what is ransomware?… Read more

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from VASCO Data Security – Blog authored by Christian Vezina. Read the original post at: https://blog.vasco.com/application-security/wannacry/