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WannnaCry-like cyber attack sweeps the globe, India hit as well: Highlights

India's largest container port was also impacted by a cyber extortion campaign, which began on Tue

Reuters  |  Moscow/Kiev/Washington 

A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month. The rapidly spreading cyber extortion campaign, which began on Tuesday, underscored growing concerns that businesses have failed to secure their networks from increasingly aggressive hackers, who have shown they are capable of shutting down critical infrastructure and crippling corporate and government networks. Businesses in the Asia-Pacific region reported some ...

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First Published: Thu, June 29 2017. 02:49 IST