Cry, Cry Again: More Global Ransomware Attacks Reported

It is being widely reported that a new wave of cyberattacks is currently hitting companies and governments. The attack has spread around the globe in a matter of hours, affecting the Ukrainian government, Russian enterprises, and other companies throughout Western Europe. Just like the WannaCry ransomware that struck worldwide in May, the new attacks apparently involve malware that encrypts or otherwise restricts access to computers and systems—and apparently the malware exploits some of the same vulnerabilities as WannaCry.

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