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WannaCry Ransomware Attack Continues To Spread

The ransomware attack known as WannaCry continues to spread, encrypting data and holding it for ransom.

There are a lot of questions about this — like who’s behind it, why are they doing it and why do there seem to be some amateur flaws?

Joining me to help answer some of these questions is Jamie Winterton. She's director of strategy at ASU’s Global Security Initiative.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.