Cyberattack Spreads in Asia; Thousands of Groups Affected

HONG KONG — A global cyberattack spread to thousands of additional computers on Monday as workers logged in at the start of a new workweek.

Universities, hospitals, businesses and daily life were disrupted, but no catastrophic breakdowns were reported. In Europe, where the cyberattack first emerged, officials said it appeared that a much-feared second wave — based on copycat variants of the original malicious software — had not yet materialized. Read more

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