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STC denies systems affected by WannaCry virus

Monday 15 May 2017 | 10:11 CET | News
Saudi operator STC has denied that its systems were affected by the WannaCry ransomware virus that has spread across 150 countries since 12 May, responding to photos circulated on social media claiming to show infected STC computers.

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: STC
Countries: Saudi Arabia
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