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The WannaCry Ransomware Attacks; Whose Fault Are They Anyway?

On May the 12th the world was hit by a cyber-attack of unprecedented proportions. 2016 marked a huge up tick in the levels of ransomware and other cyber-crimes but the WannaCry ransomware attack was on an unprecedented scale. The attack began on Friday the 12th of May and has so far infected more than 260,000 computers in 150 countries with the software demanding ransom payments in bitcoin in 28 languages. The attack hit many notable organizations, including Britain’s National Health Service, the FedEx, Deutsche Bahn as well as crippling public and private organizations across Russia and Asia.

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KingPin125d ago

you can blame the people who used the tools, but the people at fault are those who made them and werent smart enough to protect it in the first place.

annoyedgamer125d ago

Its all the feds, but the media will tell you its all Russia or North Korea.