Last Friday May 12, 2017, approximately 200,000 systems located in 150 countries were impacted by WannaCry Ransomware attacks. WannaCry Ransomware is being regarded as the most damaging ransomware attack to date. This is due to the short amount of time in which a large quantity of systems were impacted over a wide spread of geographical locations.
How did it happen?
Attackers used leaked techniques for hacking Windows OS that were created by the National Security Agency (NSA). These attacks were deployed via a Windows vulnerability that had a patch released for it in March 2017. Systems that were not patched were …read more
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