Gallery: 10 major organizations affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack

​Universities in China

Over 100,000 computers in several Chinese universities were frozen and locked. Why was the number so high? An estimated 70% of software in China is bootlegged, which opens the door for attacks.

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By Brandon Vigliarolo

Brandon writes about apps and software for TechRepublic. He's an award-winning feature writer who previously worked as an IT professional and served as an MP in the US Army.