The world has now had time to recover and mitigate damage from the widespread WannaCry ransomware attack. We evaluated what it has left in its wake. Tallied damage includes:
More than 150 countries.
Currently $111,996.86 has been paid in bitcoin so far to decrypt files.
Around 16 of England’s National Health System organizations affected, with doctors resorting to pen and paper to complete patient records.
Renault, a European auto manufacturer, kept a French plant—that employs 3500 people—closed Monday, May 28th as a “preventative” measure.
Light Fidelity or Li-Fi is a groundbreaking, high speed or bidirectional fully networked wireless light-based communication technology, which standardized correspondence similar to Wi-Fi. Li-Fi is expected to be the ten times cheaper and hundred times faster than Wi-Fi. Using the visible light spectrum, Li-Fi technology can transmit data and unlock capacity which is 10,000 times greater than that available within the radio spectrum.
The demand for smartphones and multi media contents has recently seen a tremendous surge across the world, resulting in lesser PC shipments. According to recent reports, people claim more than forty-percent of internet time on smartphones, and with the introduction of new technologies and better phones, there’s no doubt the rate will increase even further. With this growing use of smartphones, nowadays even many organizations are permitting their employees to access and carry confidential corporate data on personal devices. However, most of the times it happens without any security guidelines. This, alongside the fact that most of the smartphones nowadays are as powerful as computers, has made them an attractive proposition for cyber criminals. According to a recent report, most of the mobile network operators are not at all aware of the situation, that what percent of the subscriber devices on networks are participating in the malicious activity. This has eventually made mobile devices vulnerable to cyber-attacks, leading to the leakage of confidential data now` hackers can do more with a smartphone, gone are those days when they used to spam contact lists or spam the home screen with advertisements. Now they can turn smartphones into a spying tool by taking over the camera or the microphone in order to capture data. Confused and …