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How WannaCry caused global panic but failed to turn much of a profit

  The WannaCry cyber-attack led to panic across the globe, showing just how important it is for organisations to have secure operating systems. This was not even the most sophisticated malware around. Numerous networks could easily cope with it and it largely hit legacy operating systems such as Windows XP.

  • Type:

    Newspaper Article

  • Date:

    18 May 2017

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Library of Congress:

    QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    005.8 Data security

  • Funders:

    Edinburgh Napier Funded

Citation

Buchanan, B. (2017). How WannaCry caused global panic but failed to turn much of a profit. https://theconversation.com/how-wannacry-caused-global-panic-but-failed-to-turn-much-of-a-profit-77740

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Keywords

cryptography

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