May 14, 2017

WannaCry (or WannaCrypt) is a ransomware program targeting the Microsoft Windows operating system. On Friday, 12 May 2017, a large cyber-attack was launched using it, infecting more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries, demanding ransom payments in the cryptocurrency bitcoin in 28 languages. WannaCry¬†exploits a vulnerability identified long ago by the NSA, and leaked last…

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