How to protect yourself against WannaCry ransomware
As computer virus outbreaks go, the WannaCry ransomware attack currently spreading across the globe is one of the largest such attacks in some time. As we detailed thoroughly on Monday, WannaCry is a dangerous trojan virus that infects Windows computers, encrypting nearly all data in the process. In order to decrypt the files and regain access, WannaCry demands that $300 in bitcoins be paid to an anonymous account. After three days, the $300 ransom increases to $600. After seven days without payment, the computer’s contents are deleted.....