Ransomware hits Spanish companies sparking WannaCry panic

Two major Spanish companies have been hit by ransomware today. Both infections occurred on the same day, sparking memories of the WannaCry outbreak.

Spain was one of the first countries alongside the UK, where the WannaCry ransomware infections were spotted for the first time back on May 12, 2017. Affected at the time were Spanish newspaper El Mundo, and internet service provider Telefonica.

But today’s infections are not part of a global ransomware outbreak. Only two companies have been impacted so far, at the time of writing.

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Source: ZDNet