More Cyberattack Victims Emerge as Agencies Search for Clues

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List of those affected grows to include Deutsche Bahn, Russian banks

A programmer shows a sample of a ransomware cyberattack on a laptop in Taipei.
A programmer shows a sample of a ransomware cyberattack on a laptop in Taipei.PHOTO: RITCHIE B. TONGO/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY
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Updated May 13, 2017 8:12 a.m. ET

Governments and executives scrambled Saturday to recover from a cyberattack that wreaked havoc on computer systems around the world, as the list of victims grew to include Germany’s main rail operator and a swath of the Russian banking system.

Deutsche Bahn AG said the attack had affected its digital display panels​ at stations across Germany, and it expects the disruptions to last​some time.

The state-owned company, which operates roughly 40,000 trains a day, said rail services were unaffected.

A number of Russian banks were also hit but had successfully defended against the attack, state news agency RIA cited the…

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