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Ransomware attack ‘like having a Tomahawk missile stolen’, says Microsoft boss | The Guardian

The massive ransomware attack that caused damage across the globe over the weekend should be a “wake-up call” for governments, the president of Microsoft has said.What is WannaCry ransomware and why is it attacking global computers?

Read moreSecurity officials around the world are scrambling to find who was behind the attack which affected 200,000 computer users and closed factories, hospitals and schools by using malicious software that believed to have been stolen from the US National Security Agency.

Europol, the pan-European Union crime-fighting agency, said the threat was escalating and predicted the number of “ransomware” victims was likely to grow across the private and public sectors as people returned to work on Monday.

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