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Massive Ransomware Attack Hits NHS and ISPs

Accepted submission by cafebabe at 2017-05-12 16:39:04

From InfoSecurity [], FastCompany [] and elsewhere:

A major ransomware attack has been reported, with targets including banks and NHS Trusts all being hit.

According to Russia Today [], a number of NHS employees have been reported as being hit by the ransomware, while one user posted on Twitter [] a screenshot of the ransomware which asks for "$300 worth of Bitcoin".

Woowaa! Woowaa! There's a cyber-attack!!! Change the lightbulb!!!!! []

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