Vladimir Putin called the U.S. secret service, the source of the virus WannaCry
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a press conference during his visit to China said that began last week around the world a large-scale cyber attacks are cause for concern. According to the President of Russia, the source of a computer virus became the US intelligence services.
“As for the source of these threats, then, in my opinion, the management Microsoft it expressly stated, said that the primary source of this virus are the special services of the United States, Russia is completely innocent”, — quotes “Interfax” of Mr. Putin.
The President noted that the virus has not caused appreciable harm to the Russian institutions. “For us, no substantial prejudice was not for our systems — either for the banking or health system, or others. But in General, it is alarming, there is nothing good”, — said Vladimir Putin.
Mass infection of computers on a Windows virus to extort money, by the end of the weekend has spread to 150 countries. Russia, according to some estimates, affected more than others — attack, in particular, caused problems in the work of the interior Ministry and mobile operators. According to expert estimates, the organizers of the attack until he could earn it, only about $26 million Today it became known that the virus has also spread to China, South Korea and Japan.