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Consider Ransomware Now So You Don’t WannaCry Later

Law360, New York (May 15, 2017, 5:35 PM EDT) -- Last Friday, a massive wide-scale cyberattack involving a ransomware software program called Wanna Decryptor, also known as “WannaCry,” swept the globe, freezing computer systems and causing major disruptions. The attack — which is the largest ransomware infestation ever — affected tens of thousands of organizations across the globe and a wide range of industry sectors, including the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), Spanish telecom giant Telefonica, France’s car-maker Renault, Portugal’s Telecom, and the United States delivery company FedEx, among many others. As of Monday, the...
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