It was a joint operation of Ukraine, Eurojust, Europol, U.S. and German law enforcement agencies.
23:59, 27 January 2021
Over a million devices worldwide have been infected.
09:00, 13 October 2020
A message posted in English on the website was demanding a ransom paid in Bitcoin to recover encrypted files.
11:28, 24 April 2018
<p>The CIA has attributed to Russian military hackers a cyberattack that crippled computers in Ukraine last year, an effort to disrupt that country's financial system amid its ongoing war with separatists loyal to the Kremlin, according to The Washington Post.</p>
05:00, 13 January 2018
<p>Ukrainian cyberpolice have recorded a massive spread of Scarab, a new encryption ransomware, the National Police press service reported Friday.</p>
16:40, 25 November 2017
<p>Russia's postal service was hit by Wannacry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest sign of weaknesses that have made the country a major victim of the global extortion campaign, according to Reuters.</p>
19:15, 24 May 2017
<p>Just as the reverberations from last week's WannaCry ransomware outbreak have started to slow, a new threat has already cropped up. A virulent ransomware strain called XData has gained momentum in Ukraine, so far leading to about three times as many infections as WannaCry did in the country, according to Wired.</p>
15:40, 22 May 2017
<p>An unrivaled global cyber-attack is poised to continue claiming victims Monday as people return to work and turn on their desktop computers, even as hospitals and other facilities gained the upper hand against the first wave, according to Bloomberg.</p>
09:29, 15 May 2017
<p>An “accidental hero” has halted the global spread of the WannaCry ransomware, reportedly by spending a few dollars on registering a domain name hidden in the malware, The Guardian reports.</p>
14:40, 13 May 2017