More than 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries have been the target of an unprecedented cyberattack called ransomware. The extortion blocks users' access to their data until a ransom is paid.
You don’t have to be a digital whizz kid to know that the wars of the future are likely to be fought somewhere in cyberspace. The threat from cyberattacks has grown rapidly — and corporate Europe is urging action.
The WannaCry ransomware attack infected about 300,000 computers in 150 countries in May. North Korea has labeled the US accusation a "grave political provocation."
A group of French IT experts has created a software tool which can restore files encrypted by the WannaCry ransomware. However, it only works for computers that have not been rebooted after the initial cyber attack.
The worldwide ransomware cyberattack spread to more computers on Monday as people logged in at work. But no new large-scale breakdowns were reported, while experts were scrambling to determine who was behind the attack.
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