The WannaCry ransomware attack was a May 2017 over the world cyberattack by the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm

The WannaCry ransomware attack was a May 2017 over the world cyberattack by the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm, which focused PCs running the Microsoft Windows working framework by encrypting information and requesting pay-off installments in the Bitcoin cryptographic money. It engendered through eternalblue, an endeavor in more established Windows frameworks discharged by The Shadow Brokers a couple of months preceding the assault. While Microsoft had discharged fixes already to close the adventure, quite a bit of WannaCry’s spread was from associations that had not connected these, or were utilizing more seasoned Windows frameworks that were past their finish of-life. WannaCry additionally exploited introducing secondary passages onto contaminated frameworks.