What we currently know about the global cyberattack
May 17, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — As danger from a global cyberattack that hit some 150 nations continues to fade, analysts are starting to assess the damage.
Hard-hit organizations such as the U.K.'s National Health Service appear to be bouncing back, and few people seem to have actually paid the ransom. But the attack has served as a live demonstration of a new type of global threat, one that could encourage future hackers.
Here's what we currently know about the ransomware known as WannaCry, which locked up digital photos, documents and other files to hold them for ransom.
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