* Wave of disruption started in Russia and Ukraine
* Virus spreads to major global companies
* Asian businesses report disruptions, though wider impact limited
* Cyber security experts blame ransomware virus
A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month.
The rapidly spreading cyber extortion campaign, which began on Tuesday, underscored growing concerns that businesses have failed to secure their networks from increasingly aggressive hackers, who have shown they are capable of shutting down critical infrastructure and crippling corporate and …read more
Source: Gulf times