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CA reports 19 cases of WannaCry ransomware in Kenya

Tuesday 23 May 2017 | 15:21 CET | News
The Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) now says about nineteen companies in Kenya have been affected by the global WannaCrytor ransomware attack. In a statement, the Authority says that it is working with stakeholders to mitigate the effects and urged firms to put preventive measures. The WannaCry virus attack has affected over 300,000 users globally in more than 150 countries and is expected to worsen. Through the computer malware, the attackers have been demanding USD 300 ransom to unlock devices payable in the global cryptocurrency known as bitcoin.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Communications Authority
Countries: Kenya
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