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Dirhams & Dollars: Return of the ransomware...

Is WannaCry 2.0 set to wreak havoc?

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DUBAI: The team has a special guest in the studio for this episode.

Bilal Baig, the technical lead of one of the world’s leading cybersecurity company, Trend Micro, is called in to lend a helping hand whilst the team discusses last weekend’s WannaCry ransomware disaster.

As most people watched on in horror as the virus spread around the world, holding over 75,000 computers hostage, Bilal was working to soften the blow the ex-NSA malware did across the Middle East.

The business desk talks to him about where the virus came from, who is behind its spread, and what the average person can do to protect themselves.

Plus, Bilal offers a sobering prediction for the years ahead…