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Unpleasant Truths About the Recent Ransomware Cyberattacks

, Daily Business Review


The cybersecurity news cycle that unfolded recently has been unlike any before it. WannaCry, once a National Security Agency cyberweapon, and more recently, a variant on the Petya ransomware with similar capabilities unleashed two separate global crises. In both, the ransomware infected hundreds of thousands of computers, phones and mobile devices in more than 150 countries, writes James J. Ward.

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