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Article · May 17, 2017

Podcast: How to protect your business from WannaCry ransomware

The WannaCry ransomware virus has locked up IT systems at hospitals, government agencies and manufacturers in more than 150 countries around the globe. What makes WannaCry so dangerous is its ability to self-replicate and rapidly spread itself across IT networks, according to Carbonite President and CEO Mohamad Ali. In this edition of The Carbonite Podcast, Ali explains how cybercriminals were able to use a Windows exploit created by the U.S. National Security Agency to launch the WannaCry attack. He also discusses the practical steps businesses can take to keep their data protected. Click on the player below to listen to The Carbonite Podcast now:

Want to learn more? Get expert advice on how to protect your business from ransomware.


Mark Brunelli

Senior Writer

Mark Brunelli is a Senior Writer on the Corporate Marketing team at Carbonite. He blogs about Carbonite happenings and IT industry trends.

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