"It seems inconceivable that organisations such as the NHS are prepared to jeopardise highly confidential patient data or critical infrastructure through inadequate cyber security that relies heavily on out-dated anti-virus technologies, when effective alternatives like file-regeneration are available".
Putin said the incident was "worrisome" but had done "no significant damage" in Russian Federation and called for urgent worldwide talks on countering the hackers. Something more focused with knowledge of NHS systems could have done something much worse.
Britain is spending around £50mil (RM279.95mil) on improving the security of the National Health Service's computer systems and had warned the NHS it faced cyber threats, defence minister Michael Fallon said on May 14.
Microsoft is now warning that the government practice of "stockpiling" software vulnerabilities so that they can be used as weapons is a misguided tactic that weakens security for everybody.
"An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the United States military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen".
"I simply don't think that is the case", she said following a meeting of the government's emergency COBR committee.
The 200,000 victims included more than 100,000 organizations, Europol spokesman Jan Op Gen Oorth told The Associated Press.
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Computers around the globe were hacked beginning on Friday using a security flaw in Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, an older version that was no longer given mainstream tech support by the US giant.
Spanish telco giant Telefonica and USA delivery service FedEx were among the businesses affected.
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Every British government department's computer system is vulnerable, the former head of the civil service, Sir Bob Kerslake, says.
"More than 75,000 detections" Jakub Kroustek of the security firm Avast said in a blog post update around 2000 GMT, "We are now seeing more than 75,000 detections.in 99 countries".
The attack was one of the largest ransomware attacks in history.
Payment is demanded within three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received within seven days the locked files will be deleted, according to the screen message. They can cash out easily thanks to the use of the Bitcoin virtual currency, which is hard to trace.
European governments and companies appeared early Monday to have avoided further fallout from a crippling global cyberattack, the police agency Europol said. A hacking group called Shadow Brokers released the malware in April claiming to have discovered the flaw from the NSA, Kaspersky said.
The ransomware tracker counts the volume of queries made to MalwareTech's registered domain, which is a fundamental part of WannaCrypt's operations; the ransomware abandons its attack if it can connect to the previously unregistered domain.
Typically, the virus can take hold of services like the Delhi Metro, affect the governmental systems store data related to the Aadhaar card and even affect the Indian IT sector.
Carmaker Renault said one of its French plants, which employs 3,500 people, wasn't reopening Monday as a "preventative step".
Around 45 NHS organisations in England and Scotland, including hospitals, family doctor surgeries, and health services, were hit in the cyber-attack which prevented doctors, nurses and staff from accessing vital patient information.