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China's banking regulator to step up protection after cyber attack

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's banking regulator said on Wednesday it will strengthen cyber security protection at banks to prevent "disruptive systemic risk events" after the global WannaCry "ransomware" attack infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries.The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) said in an emailed statement it has not received any major infection reports from the country's banks on the cyber attack.The attack had infected close to 30,000 Chinese organisations by Saturday evening, Chinese security software maker Qihoo said. But the spread of the WannaCry worm in ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 14:25 IST
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