Putin on Global Cyber attack “. Russia had nothing to do with it, the primary source was the USA

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Russia has nothing to do with it,” while the source of primary virus was the US.

Putin Addresses Participants of the Belt and Road Investment Forum

Global Cyberattack

When asked about the global cyberattack, Putin said that Russia is concerned over the hacker attack, however, so far it has caused no significant damage for the country.

He emphasized that “Russia has nothing to do with it,” while the source of primary virus was the US.

“For us there has been no significant damage: neither banks, nor for the healthcare system. But this [the cyberattack] is serious, it causes concern,” Putin said.

Last Friday, the Kaspersky Lab IT company registered about 45,000 ransomware attacks in 74 countries worldwide, with the largest number of targets in Russia. The company reported that the attack was carried out with the use of ransomware dubbed WannaCry. The malicious software has reportedly infected computers in up to a hundred countries and…

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