WannaCrypt, WannaCry, WannaDie? This world’s sorry state of information security

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May 162017
 

May 12th 2017 saw the largest outbreak of ransomware to date with a massive impact to computer systems worldwide.
Although somebody, almost by mistake, found a way to temporarily hold the spread of this virus, history has shown that copycat actions based on the same code will follow sooner rather then later.
Over the weekend already one more strain of this virus has been spotted in the wild and this one doesn’t respond to the same “kill-switch” that was deployed against the original version.
How did we come this far?
Read my Analyses here!