18 May 2017
The cyber attack seems to be no longer far from ordinary people’s lives, as global authorities are busy with handling the latest wave of ransomware attack. Insiders warned that the mobile network will be the next target of hackers. The ransomware exploited the vulnerabilities in older Microsoft computer operating systems, encrypted data on the computers, demanding certain amount of payments to restore access. It is reported that the WannaCry cyber attack has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries. The spreading of the virus has significantly slowed down.