104 Countries Hit by Ransomware Cyber Attack 'Wanna Cry' With India Being One of the Major Affected Country!

104 Countries Hit by Ransomware Cyber Attack 'Wanna Cry' With India Being One of the Major Affected Country!

    



One of the largest cyber attacks- the Wanna Cry ransomware attack has been taken place in the past 24 hours. The Wanna Cry attack has wrecked tens of thousands of computers across the globe and India is the majorly affected country out of them. 

The attack is now slowed down because a firm named 'MalwareTech,' detected a kill switch to halt the attack. However, the company also warned that hackers will bypass the kill switch very soon.

The MalwareTech also said that an excess of 200,000 systems has been affected by the Wanna Cry attack. The popular antivirus tool Avast has said that over 126,000 systems being affected. The attack has been made on 114 countries and India is the one among the most affected country among them. 

Nevertheless, Indian Government says that there's no harm created by the attack and a total of nearly 100 system have been affected until now. Besides India; Russia is also vastly infected with an excess of 60 percent systems from the country. The US Government is taking necessary precautions to prevent the issue.


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