Staring at my screen, I really started weighing the pros and cons of just dropping out. In no uncertain terms, my academic fate hung in the balance. The choices were black and white: pay $500 in Bitcoin to some hacker or rewrite my paper from scratch in under 24 hours. WannaCry is an apt name for this ransomware attack. That’s exactly what I wanted to do at that moment. I had no backup file, antivirus didn’t catch it and I was out of time.   Ransomware attacks are becoming more frequent than ever. Reaching out to your typical online communities aren’t much help. Once you’reRead More →