2 ‘Wan­nacry’ at­tacks con­firmed

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PU­TRA­JAYA: Two con­firmed at­tacks of the Wan­nacry ran­somware have oc­curred in Malaysia.

Science, Tech­nol­ogy and In­no­va­tion Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Wil­fred Ma­dius Tan­gau said the at­tacks were on an aca­demic in­sti­tu­tion and a pri­vate com­pany, adding that the at­tacks had been ver­i­fied by Cy­berSe­cu­rity Malaysia (CSM), an agency un­der the min­istry.

“The pub­lic should re­port to CSM’s Malaysia Com­puter Emer­gency Re­sponse Team (myCERT) if they sus­pect they have re­ceived emails con­tain­ing mal­ware,” he said yes­ter­day.

Vic­tims should re­port such in­ci­dences to myCERT at 1-300 88 2999 or email them to cy­ber999@cy­berse­cu­rity.my.

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