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Europol Warns WannaCry Spread to Go Up on Monday
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2017, 02:15:37 AM »
Europol Warns WannaCry Spread to Go Up on Monday
14 May 2017, 9:45 pm

Europol is spreading bad news today as it announced that a new wave of WannaCry ransomware infections, even worse than the first, is coming on Monday. 

The European law enforcement agency estimates that so far there are some 200,000 victims of WannaCry and the number keeps growing. Furthermore, the number of affected countries has grown from a little over 100 to over 150.

Robert Wainwright, executive director of Europol, told ITV that the number of infections is expected to go up on Monday morning, mostly because people will be back to work and firing up their computers. 

Even Indonesia's government has issued a warning about this ahead of people starting the work week. 

"We're in the face of an escalating threat, the numbers are going up. I'm worried about how numbers will continue to grow when people go to ... (read more)

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