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:
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