May 18, 2017 / GuidesFor Team
WannaCry is a new malware spotted by Malware Hunter Team on May 12, 2017. In just a blink of an eye it affected numerous systems in Europe and Asia. In the UK, a total of 48 health companies were hit by Friday’s cyber-attack; all but six soon went back to normal, according to the Home Secretary Amber Rudd. The cyber-perpetrators are asking for ransom amounting to $300 worth of Bitcoin for its victims to unlock the contents of the computer.
The attack was first sighted by a staffer in the UK who noticed that the computers in the medical facility are being hacked “one by one” But there is more to this ransomware than meets the eye. Read on to make sure that the next attack, similar to it, does not infect your system. – Mayvilyn Aguilar
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