Tuesday, May 16, 2017

WannaCry: Sometimes you can blame the victims

The WannaCry ransomware attack has created at least tens of millions of dollars of damage, taken down hospitals, and as of the time of this writing, another round of attacks is considered imminent as people show up to work after the weekend. Of course, the perpetrators of the malware are to blame for all the damage and suffering that has resulted. It’s not right to blame the victims of a crime, right?

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May 16, 2017 at 06:04PM

from Ira Winkler