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Some businesses in Asia disrupted by cyber attack, authorities brace for more

Reuters  |  SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON 

By Jeremy Wagstaff and Dustin VolzSINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Asian governments and businesses reported some disruptions from the WannaCry ransomware worm on Monday but cybersecurity experts warned of a wider impact as more employees turned on their computers and checked e-mails.In China, the world's second-largest economy, payment systems and government services reported some outages from the ransomware attack, but far less than feared. Disruptions were low in the rest of Asia, including Japan, India, South Korea and Australia. The WannaCry worm, which erupted on Friday, locked up ...

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 17:22 IST
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