|Bid||68.20 x 700|
|Ask||68.90 x 100|
|Day's Range||68.38 - 68.75|
|52 Week Range||48.04 - 69.71|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||30.31|
|Dividend & Yield||1.56 (2.28%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
On May 12, a computer worm called WannaCry infected 320,000 Windows computers in 150 countries—and made headlines around the world. First, because WannaCry is one of the most widespread cases of ransomware—software that encrypts all of the files on your PC, and will not unlock them until you pay the bad guys. The second notable feature: The WannaCry malware took advantage of a security hole in Windows that had already been discovered by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA).
Microsoft has agreed to acquire cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million, Israeli financial news website Calcalist reported on Wednesday. Hexadite, headquartered in Boston with its research and development center in Israel, provides technology to automate responses to cyber attacks that it says increases productivity and reduces costs for businesses. Microsoft officials declined to comment.
Pivotal Software CEO, Rob Mee, says cloud is a key growth driver as legacy organizations respond to disruptors with multi-cloud strategies.