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A Brief History of WannaCry Ransomware Virus and the Possible Ways It Infects
Computers. What steps should we take to ensure the safety of our computers?
What does WannaCry ransomware do to PC?
Potential ways to get infected by WannaCry Ransomware.
Prevent the spread of WannaCry Ransomware.
what should we do?
Remove WannaCry Ransomware from infected systems.
1. WHAT DOES WANNACRY RANSOMWARE DO WITH COMPUTERS
WannaCry ransomware is a type of cyber attack that targets computer networks, information
systems, and computers to modify or destroy data. It encrypts files in the system and to make
your system function normally, it demands payment in a difficult process that follows a
cryptocurrency like Bitcoin.
WannaCry ransomware targets Microsoft Windows operating systems. It has spread to more
than 0.2 million computers worldwide. Individual computers, industries, hospitals, schools,
railways, banks, the mobile phone network, and government organizations have been
It takes control of your computer and prevents you from getting your data until you pay for
WannaCry ransomware encrypts the files on your computer and tells you that your files
cannot be recovered without using their decryption service.
They put forth a requirement that files can be recovered as long as you pay them within 3
days, after 3 days they double the file recovery price. After 7 days, your files cannot be
recovered. It also includes a timer to show how much time is left when your files are lost.
To recover files, WannaCry only accepts payments in the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin.
2. POSSIBLE ROUTES OF INFECTION BY WANNACRY
WannaCry ransomware enters and infects computer systems in several ways:
Run original-looking programs that contain a ransomware virus.
Visiting malicious websites.
Transferring data from an infected system.
Through uncorrected and not updated/upgraded computer system