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Ransomware attack hit 200000 victims in 150 countries

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Fridays wave of cyberattacks has hit 200000 targets in at least 150 countries the head of the European Unions police agency said adding he feared that the number would grow when people return to work on MondayEuropol Director Rob Wainwright told ITVs Peston on Sunday programme that the attack was indiscriminateWainwright called the fast-spreading hack unique because the ransomware was being used in combination with a worm meaning that the infection of one computer could automatically spread it through an entire network

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