How widespread is ransomware, and what are the real-world consequences of its use? These are the questions Trevor Noah tackled on The Daily Show.
Ransomware: What It Is & Why This Week's Attacks Are Important to Understand
Ransomware forced a major U.S. fuel pipeline to shut down this week and, just last night, we saw just how global the threat is when another attack shut down part of Ireland's health system. Keep reading for an explainer of what ransomware actually is as well as a closer look at this week's major attacks.