226 gov’t computers hit by ransomware: Deputy Premier

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-05-17

The Cabinet says that 226 government computers have been affected by a recent global ransomware attack.

During a meeting of the Democratic Progressive Party’s Central Standing Committee Wednesday, Deputy Premier Lin Hsi-yao said that these computers belonged to central and local government agencies. However, Lin said that most of these computers were used for administrative purposes and that important data was not affected.

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