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Tirupati temple computers attacked by WannaCry ransomware; issues resolved

Only 20 computers used for administrative functions were affected

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

The computer systems of Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam (TTD's), which manages the world's richest temple, has also fallen prey to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack. However, temple authorities said the cyber attack did not affect daily operations as few computers were attacked and the issue was resolved immediately. Over the last few days, WannaCry has infected computers running on older versions of Microsoft operating systems, locking access to files. TTD officials told Business Standard that 20 computers used for administrative work were affected and as a ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 15:58 IST
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