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Putin Blames USA for WannaCry Global Cyber Attack
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2017, 05:15:35 PM »
Putin Blames USA for WannaCry Global Cyber Attack
15 May 2017, 3:00 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes the source of WannaCry is the US intelligence community. The WannaCry ransomware/worm that's been infecting device after device in more than 150 countries across the world has affected an extremely large number of Russian computers. 

"The source of these threats is, in my opinion, the same as Microsoft said in its statement. They said that the primary source of blame for this virus is the intelligence services of the United States. Russia has absolutely nothing to do with it. Under these circumstances, it's strange to hear otherwise," Putin said, as quoted by Interfax. 

Putin added that Russian institutions were not seriously affected by the global cyber attack. "For us, there was no significant damage to our institutions - neither for the banking, nor for the healthcare system, nor the others. On the hole, however, it is unsettling, there is nothing good here, and it causes... (read more)

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