Victims of attacks WannaCry paid $70 million ransom

Жертвы атак WannaCry заплатили $70 тысяч выкупа

The electronic scoreboard at the train station in Chemnitz

The administration of the President of the United States is not aware of any cases of a computer being unlocked after payment of ransom.

The victims of the unprecedented scale of cyber-attacks WannaCry to date paid a total of at least 70,000 dollars to purchase. This was reported by Advisor to the President for national security Tom Bossert.

While still not aware of any case in which the payment of a ransom would unlock the computers. According to Washington, the hacking affected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries.

The Federal computer systems in the US were not injured.

A few hours before Europol said that the victims of a hacker attack were at least 200 thousand computers. May 12, in computer system worldwide was introduced malware WannaCry, also known as Wanna Decryptor 2.0, extort money for unlocking.

Among the victims, in particular, the computer system of the German railway concern Deutsche Bahn (DB), Spanish telecommunication Telefonica system. French carmaker Renault was forced to halt production at some of its plants in France and Slovenia.

Note WannaCry virus continued its spread in Asian countries – may 15, the second wave of the virus swept through Japan, China and South Korea.