WANNACRY ANALYSIS 2017

WANNACRY ANALYSIS 2017
ANALYZING WANNACRY 2017

If you remember, the whole world was appalled by the WANNACRY cyber attack in May 2017, when millions of computers and websites were encrypted with a ransomware attack that also led to the London hospital crisis. Millions of users paid the ransom in bitcoin.
The fact that the Wanna cry software had a key to defuse it, which was discovered after a few days, the cybersecurity analysts doing the math said it was just a test, waiting for a bigger attack, because the gain was limited. . He expected a bigger attack but there were thousands of small attacks, not the dreaded global flood.
Therefore, given the familiarity of the Wannacry attackers with bitcoins, it therefore appears likely that the real goal was the launch of bitcoin as an alternative currency to traditional coins.
In fact, bitcoin, which previously had been limited in circulation, assumed the role of a world-wide currency.