WANNACRY RANSOMWARE ATTACK 2017

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Since this is a huge and a critical issue, please refer the links mentioned below this text for a comprehensive timeline of the cyber attack, the largest and the worst computer virus attack, ever to happen in a lifetime. The WannaCry, as the virus has been named, affected almost 150 countries and affected almost a quarter of the world’s population, including India.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/hackers-exploit-stolen-us-spy-agency-tool-to-launch-global-ransomware-cyber-attack/story-LOw5de24gOPXnOS2QNK3AI.html

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/may/13/accidental-hero-finds-kill-switch-to-stop-spread-of-ransomware-cyber-attack

https://www.symantec.com/outbreak/?id=wannacry

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/ransomware-attack-india-issues-red-alert-cyber-experts-warn-that-monday-may-bring-more-trouble/story-O25XL8B47itgCkiAmry2JL.html?li_source=LI&li_medium=recommended-for-you

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/from-britain-to-india-massive-ransomware-attack-creates-havoc/story-EJDWRHSro92oQ2E1IvGFiO.html?li_source=LI&li_medium=recommended-for-you

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/hackers-exploit-stolen-us-spy-agency-tool-to-launch-global-ransomware-cyber-attack/story-LOw5de24gOPXnOS2QNK3AI.html

https://digitalguardian.com/blog/history-ransomware-attacks-biggest-and-worst-ransomware-attacks-all-time

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/05/17/the-wannacry-ransomware-attack-what-businesses-need-to-know-commentary.html

http://hotair.com/archives/2017/05/15/researcher-sees-possible-north-korean-connection-wanna-cry/

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/may/19/north-korea-denies-responsibility-over-wannacry-ra/

https://heimdalsecurity.com/blog/what-is-ransomware-protection/

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