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16 May 2017, 10:17 | Mildred Bowen
Europol: Ransomware attack is of unprecedented level
Wainwright has acknowledged that Europol is actively collaborating with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and other worldwide law enforcement agencies as they attempt to track down the persons or groups responsible for the attack.
"As for the source of these threats, Microsoft's leadership stated this directly, they said the source of the virus was the special services of the United States", Putin said.
"The company clarifies that its networks and systems were not affected, thank God, and further that what was shown in the media relates to some personal devices which specialised technical teams will address", Saudi Arabia's biggest telecoms operator said in a statement on Sunday.
In a blog post on Sunday, Microsoft President Brad Smith appeared to acknowledge that the ransomware attack used a hacking tool built by the US National Security Agency which leaked online in April.
The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused "widespread damage", the BBC reported.
It compared it to the USA military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen.
"The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call", Smith wrote while also noting how "cybersecurity has become a shared responsibility between tech companies and customers".
But global fears eased on Monday as the number of incidents reported levelled off.
The National Health Service (NHS) warns of a day of chaos as doctors return to work and switch on their ransomware-infected computers.
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