Malware Attacks In Ukraine May ‘Spill Over’ To Other Countries: U.S. Warns

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By alang.consultant New York (Knewz) — U.S. officials have warned cyber networks about an increased risk of malware attacks after the Russian attack on Ukraine. On Feb. 26, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency put out an alert about destructive malware targeting Ukrainian organizations. Malware is a computer virus that can enter a computer system and steal data or cause damage. On Jan. 15, Microsoft officials disclosed that malware known as WhisperGate was being used to target organizations in Ukraine, according to the alert. That system is designed to render targeted machines …

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