WannaCry ransomware hit fewer than 10 US victims, DHS says

Healthcare IT News: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security received notification from fewer than 10 U.S. victims of the WannaCry ransomware campaign that crippled the U.K. National Health Service over the weekend, according to Reuters.

No federal government agencies were affected during the attack, a DHS official told Reuters.

Globally, the WannaCry campaign hit 300,000 victims from more than 150 countries, which disrupted services at hospitals, schools, universities and major businesses. China and Russia were some of the countries hit hardest by the attacks.

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