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WannaCry Attack Is A Wake-Up Call for Cyber Preparedness

The scope of WannaCry changed our perceptions of ransomware attacks. It made it clear that ransomware could reach a broad cross-section of computers worldwide, at essentially the same time.

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The scope of WannaCry changed our perceptions of ransomware attacks. Until May 12, 2017, the more highly publicized ransomware incidents were localized targets impacting only one or a small number of businesses. WannaCry made it clear that ransomware could reach a broad cross-section of computers worldwide, at essentially the same time.

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