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    All WannaCry Attacks on Russian Defense Ministry Repelled

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    The Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday it had timely identified and blocked all attacks of the WannaCry virus on its computers.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A global ransomware attack that started on May 12 affected hundreds of thousands of computer systems in more than one hundred countries.

    "All WannaCry attacks on the information infrastructure of the ministry  on the Internet were promptly identified and quickly blocked," a senior ministry official told reporters.


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