The China Post
Date: May 14, 2017
By: The China Post news staff
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan reportedly is among the worst-hit countries in a massive
cyberattack, but the extent of damage inflicted here by the ransomware, WannaCry, remained uncertain as of Saturday.
A researcher, Jakub Kroustek, with the cyber security firm Avast tweeted that Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan have seen the greatest numbers of attacks by WannaCry, whose variants include WannaCrypt.
“This is huge,” he wrote.
The local PTT electronic bulletin board system was infected by WannaCry, with some users posting screenshots of their infected computers with messages demanding ransoms in the virtual currency Bitcoins. [FULL STORY]