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Volume: 3 Issue: 5
(May 2017)

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editorial wannacry ransomware legal problem wannacry ransomware attack certainly managed cause huge disruption over world uk nhs

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Editorial: WannaCry - is ransomware a legal problem?

The WannaCry ransomware attack has certainly managed to cause huge disruption all over the world. In the UK, the NHS has been the focus of much of the bad publicity, but it is not alone. Some famous-name global brands were affected, as was the Russian Interior Ministry and, according to the South China Morning Post, many tens of thousands of Chinese and Hong Kong entities.

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