Yesterday saw an unprecedented cyber attack on over 57000 computers in 74 countries. It felt like an episode from a sci-fi movie!
Hacking software widely believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency were stolen some time ago. They were then leaked online by a group known as the Shadow Brokers.
Cyber crime teams are currently wading through a Maze of code- trying to save us from this “ransomeware attack.”
All over the UK, health institutions were met with the image above.
(Image courtesy of the Daily Mail)
The countries in pale orange have all been affected with Russia (red)- being the worst.
We’re all watching this space together, so let’s see how it unfolds.