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Computers / Global Cyberattack #1110630

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 13, 2017
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Sharon, Connecticut: Brian Ross) The global hacking attack against international computer systems examined; details given of the online messages calling for a ransom & the response before a second possible attack. [British DOCTOR - says lives are at risk.] [Former assistant attorney general John CARLIN†- says they found a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.] [Proofpoint engineer Darien HUSS†- explains the kill switch.] [UK National Cyber Security Centre Ciaran MARTIN†- comments.] [Fidelis Cybersecurity John BAMBENEK†- explains US intelligence lost their program.] The Microsoft patch covering this vulnerability discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Ross, Brian

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