Cyber attack eases, at least 12 incidents reported in Malaysia


An advertisement about the Microsoft Cybercrime Center plays behind a window reflecting a nearby building at the Microsoft office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. May 15, 2017. - Reuters

WASHINGTON: Governments turned their attention to a possible new wave of cyber threats on Tuesday after the group that leaked U.S. hacking tools used to launch the global WannaCry "ransomware" attack warned it would release more malicious code.

Several Asian countries have been affected by the malware, although the impact has not been as widespread as some had feared.

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