Forget memes - WannaCry is the latest viral sensation
Forget memes - WannaCry is the latest viral sensationForget memes - WannaCry is the latest viral sensation
Hundreds of thousands of computers and networks worldwide are currently under attack from a devastating virus. Appropriately named WannaCry, the virus was first detected on Friday May 12th. Shortly after, the worm had gone global, infecting 230 thousand computers across 150 countries, with the highest profile victim being hospitals across Britain's National Health Service. 95bFM’s Adam Jacobson speaks to Professor Clark Thomborson, a cyber security expert at the University of Auckland, to find out the details behind WannaCry and how ransomware functions.