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Ransomware Takes a New Turn—How WannaCry was Different

By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer Last month, the ransomware known as WannaCry spread through the world at an astonishing rate, attacking hundreds of thousands of computers literally overnight and holding their data for ransom. In 2016, ransomware cost its victims approximately $1 billion. That’s $1 billion for all victims of all ransomware programs … Continue reading Ransomware Takes a New Turn—How WannaCry was Different