WannaCry Attack – Overview

In May 2017, over 300,000 computers worldwide were infected by a ransomware called Wannacry. The wide spread nature of the attack was a major concern, in spite of this, the attack did not have long term effects and not a lot of money was made by the hackers.



Approximately 156 million phishing emails are sent every day. Phishing is a commonly used hack that impersonates a person or a company to gain information about people, it can also be used to install malware on a computer.