More Worldwide Cyber Attacks

“29,000 Chinese institutions hit by cyberattack”

“Xinhua News Agency reports that by Saturday evening, 29,372 institutions had been infected along with hundreds of thousands of devices. It cited the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services company…

Europol that said the malware has claimed some 200,000 victims across 150 countries and that the numbers are still going up. Officials urged organizations and companies to immediately update their security software…”

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/latest-chinese-universities-hit-extortion-094803226.html

“Microsoft Claims Stolen U.S. Government Computer Code Fuels Cyberattack”

Microsoft Corp. MSFT -0.78% said that the software used in the global cyber assault that began Friday came from code stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency, adding that the attack should serve as a wake-up call for governments over the risks of hoarding such digital weapons for use against their enemies.”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/microsoft-complains-state-hacking-tools-fuel-cyberattack-risks-1494803026

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