WannaCry Ransomware Runs Rampant

WannaCry Ransomware Runs Rampant

There is a piece of ransomware on the Internet causing all kinds of havoc. The WannaCry malware affects all version of Windows (but later version can be patched) and can allow the attacker to hold your PC “hostage”. Infected machines display a message saying the files have been encrypted and the owner must pay to get their files back. The malware seems to be widespread popping up all over the globe and on many versions of Windows. If you own a Windows system… patch it immediately!

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