Thank WannaCry For Showing Us the Importance of InfoSec

Thank WannaCry For Showing Us the Importance of InfoSec

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WannaCry Ransomware-the global cyber-attack has been in the limelight since 12th May 2017. This virus has overblown organizations in 150 countries. Though the attack was decelerated after a gap of 24 hours of devastation, its effect has not completely vanished. Before we dive into the details of the attack, let’s understand what ransomware and WannaCry is.

Ransomware Basics

Yes, it is. RANSOMWARE means asking ransom in the form of Bitcoin (cryptocurrency) for accessing your own data in your system. Ransomware is a kind of spiteful virus which attacks a computer or a system, encrypts its data, and blocks access to it. Hackers demand a ransom to give you back your access to the encrypted data.

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May 26, 2017 at 06:39PM

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