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Ransomware Can be Fatal and WannaCry Attack is the Best Example


We all have heard of WannaCry ransomware and how it affected the National Health Service of Britain, certain big companies of Spain, and also global computers from Ukraine, Russia, and Taiwan etc. It was due to this ransomware, PCs and data etc. were held for ransom.

However, do you know exactly what WannaCry is?

In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware attack took place. It was initiated by the WannaCry ransomware crypto worm that targeted those computers that runs on the Microsoft Windows operating system. It encrypted data and demanded ransom payments in Bitcoin cryptocurrency. It said to have propagated through EternalBlue.

What were they asking for?

Like mentioned earlier, WannaCry was asking ransom in form of Bitcoin cryptocurrency. To be exact, they were asking for $300 for unlocking the content of the computers.

Therefore, you can see for yourself, that if you don’t take proper action against ransomware, it can cause a major negative impact. To give you a better understanding, let’s dig deeper on the effects of ransomware –

  • It can cause permanent or temporary loss of data
  • Issues with regular operations
  • It can also lead to financial losses
  • Most of all, it can put a dent in the reputation of any organization
Be smart and Don’t be a Victim of Ransomware

To avoid being a victim of ransom attack, the best thing that you can do is use effective antivirus software. In this regard, Kaspersky is the most trusted brand. However, do you know, Kaspersky software can sometimes show certain malfunction behavior?

Well, don’t worry. To solve technical errors of your Kaspersky product, Kaspersky HelpLine is here to help you. It is one of the leading tech support provider in USA & Canada with thousands of millions of customers. Here, you will find an excellent tech team who is available 24*7 with quick real-time solutions to help you.

Therefore, if you have any issue, feel free to dial the toll-free number.


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