Israel experienced a severe cyber attack last Monday. A virus known as ransomware was sent through email and was discovered in the energy department and the suspects are still unknown. Ransomware is software that blocks users from accessing their computer system and have to pay the ransom in order to gain access. They had to paralyze lots of the Israeli Electricity Authority’s computers, according to an article on Tech insider. Ransomware has become very common and causes disastrous consequences.