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FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries was a “perfect storm” of sorts. It combined a known and highly dangerous security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn’t apply Microsoft’s March software fix, and a software design that allowed the malware to spread quickly once inside university, business and government networks. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
May 15, 2017 - 12:26 am
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local): 4:50 a.m. Chinese state media say more than 29,000 institutions across China have been infected by the global "ransomware" cyberattack. Xinhua News Agency reports that by Saturday...
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FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries was a “perfect storm” of sorts. It combined a known and highly dangerous security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn’t apply Microsoft’s March software fix, and a software design that allowed the malware to spread quickly once inside university, business and government networks. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
May 14, 2017 - 11:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local): 4:50 a.m. Chinese state media say more than 29,000 institutions across China have been infected by the global "ransomware" cyberattack. Xinhua News Agency reports that by Sunday...
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An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 13, 2017 - 9:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the global cyberattack (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Cybersecurity officials in Britain have applauded a young researcher for helping halt the global ransomware cyberattack. In a post on its website, Britain's National Cyber Security Center said that by registering a...
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An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 13, 2017 - 9:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the global cyberattack (all times local): 9:15 p.m. A U.S. cybersecurity researcher who helped halt a global cyberattack says he's pleased that the outbreak was stopped fairly quickly but he worried about the possibility of another attack in the next few days. Darien...
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An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 13, 2017 - 3:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the global cyberattack (all times local): 8:10 p.m. The global cyberattack has hit Brazil's social security system, forcing it to disconnect computers and cancel public access to the agency. Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras and Brazil's Foreign Ministry also...
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An exterior view shows the main entrance of St Bartholomew's Hospital, in London, one of the hospitals whose computer systems were affected by a cyberattack, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 13, 2017 - 3:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the global cyberattack (all times local): 7:50 p.m. An expert on malware says the world's worst ransomware outbreak shows that hospitals are particularly vulnerable to this kind of cyberattack. This cyberextortion scheme exploits known problems in older versions of...
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In this May 12, 2017 photo, a display panel with an error can be seen at the main railway station in Chemnitz, Germany. Germany’s national railway says that it was among the organizations affected by the global cyberattack but there was no impact on train services. Deutsche Bahn said early Saturday that departure and arrival display screens at its stations were hit Friday night by the attack. (P. Goezelt/dpa via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 2:38 pm
LONDON (AP) — A global "ransomware" attack, unprecedented in scale, had technicians scrambling to restore Britain's crippled hospital network Saturday and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in many other nations. The worldwide cyberextortion...
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In this May 12, 2017 photo, a display panel with an error can be seen at the main railway station in Chemnitz, Germany. Germany’s national railway says that it was among the organizations affected by the global cyberattack but there was no impact on train services. Deutsche Bahn said early Saturday that departure and arrival display screens at its stations were hit Friday night by the attack. (P. Goezelt/dpa via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 1:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — Teams of technicians worked around the clock Saturday to restore Britain's crippled hospital network and secure the computers that run factories, banks, government agencies and transport systems in other nations after a global cyberattack. The worldwide cyberextortion attack is so...
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May 13, 2017 - 5:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Cyber Security Center says teams are working "round the clock" to restore hospital computer systems after a global cyberattack that hit dozens of countries forced British hospitals to cancel and delay treatment for patients. The attack, which locked up computers and...
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Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Friday, May 12, 2017. A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at hospitals across England on Friday, with appointments canceled, phone lines down and patients turned away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May 12, 2017 - 3:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's health service was hit Friday by a huge international cyberattack that froze computers at hospitals across the country — an attack that shut down wards, closed emergency rooms and brought medical treatments to a screeching halt. Hospitals in areas across Britain found...
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