malware soft ware

Malicious software (malware) attacks continue to be a major threat to systems and networks. Conduct research on an attack that has occurred within the past 24 months. If possible, this should be an attack that had an impact in Saudi Arabia or the Middle East. Describe the following:
The type of malware, method of attack, and system vulnerability exploited. Determine if there is a CVE number associated with this exploit/vulnerability, if so what is it?
How many systems were affected and estimated cost impact?
How would a successful attack like this impact you or your organization?
What steps could have been taken to prevent this exploitation?