Wannacry Ransomware Attack – May 12, 2017

On May 12. The initial infection was likely through an exposed vulnerable SMB port by  Lazarus Group, Two North Koreans, The attack was rather than email phishing as initially assumed. Within a day the code was reported to have infected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries. According to cyber-risk-modeling firm Cyence, economic losses from the cyber attack could reach up to US$4 billion, with other groups estimating the losses to be in the hundreds of millions.

Date

May 12 2021

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