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WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Chris Wysopal Talks to Fox Business News About This Unprecedented Attack

On Friday, May 12, an unprecedented cyberattack affected approximately 200,000 computers across 150 countries. By exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows, a combined worm/ransomware attack called WannaCry shut down hundreds of thousands of computers and demanded payment in order to regain access. Affected organizations include FedEx, Telefonica in Spain and the UK National Health Services. Watch the video to get Veracode CTO Chris Wysopal’s take on this highly unusual and disruptive attack.