Heather Landi of FierceHealthcare reports the two years ago, the WannaCry ransomware attack crippled more than 300,000 machines in 150 countries, including 80 National Health Service hospitals in Britain that were forced to divert patients after malware prevented clinicians from accessing medical records.
While media headlines have moved on to other cyberthreats, WannaCry continues to be a major problem for many organizations.
According to a research report from internet of things security company Armis, WannaCry continues to be an active threat, with 40% of healthcare organizations and 60% of manufacturing organizations experiencing at least one WannaCry attack in the last six months, according to Armis’ client database.
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If your facility hasn’t been visited by WannaCry yet, chances are good it will be. Are you ready for it?