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White House: Cyberattack Has Not Affected US Government

"The growth rate of infected institutions on Monday has slowed significantly compared to the previous two days", said Chinese Internet security company Qihoo 360. Most stations had recovered.

Nissan Motor Co. confirmed Monday some units had been targeted, but it had responded and there has been no major impact on its business.

Elsewhere in Asia, Conglomerate Hitachi Ltd said the attack had affected its systems over the weekend, leaving them unable to receive and send emails or open attachments in some cases.

A ransomeware cyberattack has affected 200,000 computers in 150 countries.

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Russian president Vladimir Putin, noting the technology's link to the USA spy service, said it should be "discussed immediately on a serious political level".

Steven Wilson, Head of Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, told Sky News that it was now important that IT departments checked their systems on Monday morning to ensure they had not been compromised.

The ministry has announced specific measures that organizations can take to counter the "WannaCry" attack including a specific update to Microsoft operating systems.

The post Cyberattack has not affected USA government, White House says appeared first on PBS NewsHour. Those seven centers include places like the DHS's cyber threat info-sharing hub, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, or NCCIC, as well as similar cyber-focused units within the Pentagon, U.S. Cyber Command and various intelligence community agencies, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and NSA. Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers who launched the "ransomware" attacks used a hole in Microsoft software that was discovered by the National Security Agency and exposed when NSA documents were leaked online. The company believes the problems are related to the ransomware attack, although no ransom is being demanded.

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He poured fuel on a long-running debate over how government intelligence services should balance their desire to keep software flaws secret - in order to conduct espionage and cyberwarfare - against sharing those flaws with technology companies to better secure the internet.

An executive at a cybersecurity firm that helped block a global ransomware attack says new variations of the malicious worm are circulating and researchers expect one to develop that can't be stopped. "So making a payment does not mean you're going to get your data back", said Bossert.

Proofpoint and a British cybersecurity researcher teamed up Friday to derail the attack that was said to strike at least 100,000 organizations in 150 countries.

German rail company Deutsche Bahn's platform displays were hit by the global "ransomware" cyberattack. We continue monitoring the situation in real time, said Bossert, after asserting that his country was working to determine who has been the originator of the cyber-attack.

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