May 21, 2017 IBOMLLC Team

What is this WannaCry ransomware that’s got every PC user scared?

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You don’t know what WannaCry is? Stop for a moment, and count your blessings if you don’t know it because you are not a victim. Sorry if you are researching on it because you were unfortunate enough to see it on your PC.

What is WannaCry?

WannaCry also referred to as Wanna Decryptor or wcry is the latest malicious software to spread around the internet infected computers and encrypting files. The malware (popularly known as ransomware) blocks people from accessing files on their own computers and threatens to delete them unless you pay them a ransom amount.

How does one get WannaCry on their computer?

Well, security experts say the common way most people are getting the ransomware infect their computer is via emails containing links. The malicious software installs itself covertly on your computer when you click the link within the email trying to trick you to open a link. Once you open the link, the malware will install itself on your system without you knowing.

Once it affects your system, it demands ransom

Once WannaCry installs itself on your computer, it encrypts your files and blocks you from accessing …read more

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