Since it first struck on Friday May 12th, the WannaCry ransomware attack has spread to more than 150 countries worldwide, with upwards of 10,000 organisations and 200,000 people directly affected. Ransomware involves hackers capturing crucial files and demanding the payment of a sum of money by a set date for the resumption of access to the files. If the user doesn’t produce the predetermined money on time, they are threatened with permanent deletion of the files. It’s an unenviable situation, to put it mildly.Bitcoin seems to be the thing though but overall we need to be more savvy and be on the look out..

 

Our friends over at http://www.exigentnetworks.ie/solutions/ip-telephony/  have sent this uselful infographic over for you to check out. Enjoy….

 

Written by Jim O Brien/CEO

CEO in the transport industry, mobile tech fan 20 years, mobile consultant, Nokia/Microsoft VIP, HTC Specialist, Multiple forum supporter with worldwide top rankings, I also work in the background in the mobile technology sector, weekly radio show, Featured on the RTE consumer show and Cavan TV. Technology reviewer and blogger.Part time actor and security professional and brutally honest when it comes to opinions.

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