The Ransomware Attack Isn’t Over: 4 tips to protect yourself & become ransomware victim

Ransomware

A massive cyberattack has claimed more than 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries over the past few days, and officials say the position will likely exacerbate. The WannaCry ransomware so called because it fundamentally holds a computer or network hostage unless a ransom is paid to unlock it embattled Microsoft Corp.’s MSFT, +0.07% Windows computers, mostly at businesses and government organizations, and affected everything from hospitals in the U.K. to Fedex in the U.S. to gas-station cards in China. Experts worry the virus possibly will spread again Monday, as Asian corporate networks go online and the hackers tweak their code to elude makeshift defenses.