Internet of Things, Ransomware and Terrorism
- *Corresponding Author:
- Arabinda Acharya
Department of International Security Studies
National Defense University, USA
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: May 29, 2017 Accepted Date: June 26, 2017 Published Date: June 29, 2017
Citation: Acharya A, Acharya AP (2017) Internet of Things, Ransomware and Terrorism. J Def Manag 7: 159. doi:10.4172/2167-0374.1000159
Copyright: ©2017 Acharya A, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The new form of ransomware attack going by the name “WannaCry” (Ransom.Wannacry) demonstrated how vulnerabilities in the cyber domain can be used to cause mass-scale chaos and shutdown of services and utilities including hospitals, transportation networks and others even though for a limited period.