It is an interesting question, but the answer may be different than you were expecting. I discuss in my latest SecurityWeek piece: http://www.securityweek.com/why-wannacry-really-made-me-want-cry. Hope you find the piece insightful.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from An Analytical Approach authored by Josh Goldfarb. Read the original post at: http://ananalyticalapproach.blogspot.com/2017/06/why-does-wannacry-really-make-me-want.html