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Payments have not led to data recovery in cyber attack: WH

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 00:43

The White House said on Monday that less than $70,000 had been paid in ransom in the wake of the global ''WannaCry'' cyber attack and that it is aware of no instances in which a payment has led to the recovery of data. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The White House said on Monday that less than $70,000 had been paid in ransom in the wake of the global "WannaCry" cyber attack and that it is aware of no instances in which a payment has led to the recovery of data. Speaking to reporters at a regular White House briefing, Tom Bossert, President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, said that about 150 countries had been affected by the attack and more than 300,000 machines infected.

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Payments have not led to data recovery in cyber attack: WH

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 00:43