May 14 2017

RANSOME ATTACK!

Published by at 9:18 am under News

A Massive cyber-attack using tools believed to have been stolen from the US National Security Agency (NSA) has struck organizations around the world.

Cyber-security firm Avast said it had seen 75,000 cases of the ransome-know as WannaCry and variants of the name – around the world.

There are reports of infections in 99 countires, including Russia and China.

Among the worst hit was the National Health Service (NHS) in England and Scotland.

The BBC understands about 40 NHS organizations and some medical practices were hit,

with operations and appointments cancelled.

Source: BBC.com

 

 

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