Saturday, 13 May 2017

Who's to blame for cyber attack?

Snowden: responsibility for cyber attack in 74 countries of the world rests on the NSA

12 May, 2017

Whoa: decision to build attack tools targeting US software now threatens the lives of hospital patients.

Responsibility for hacker attack that hit tens of thousands of computers in dozens of countries, lies with the US intelligence (the national security Agency (NSA)). This was stated by former employee of U.S. intelligence Edward Snowden on his Twitter page. According to him, the tools used by the NSA that now threaten patients in hospitals, particularly in the UK, and can hit Western software.

Despite warnings, built dangerous attack tools that could target Western software. Today we see the cost:
Previously, "Kaspersky Lab" recorded around 45 thousand attacks cryptography program WannaCry in 74 countries around the world. To the greatest extent contamination has been Russia. Cybervirus struck in the order of thousands of computers, the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. At the moment, the virus is localized.

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