TV Alert: SXU’s Robert Shapiro interviewed by ABC 7 Chicago on cyber security attacks

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Political Philosophy Professor and International Relations Expert Robert Shapiro recently served as an expert source during a phone interview with ABC 7 Chicago reporter Diane Pathieu on Monday, May 15. During the interview, the two discussed the “ransomware” cyberattack that has hit companies and governments around the world ebbed in intensity, though experts warned that new versions of the virus could emerge. Specifically, Prof. Shapiro addressed how the attack only hit Microsoft systems, and not apple computers or mobile devices. He mentioned that in this technology laden world, it is imperative for people to stay vigilant and be suspicious of anything they don’t recognize on their devices.