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As danger from the global cyberattack continues to fade, analysts are starting to assess the damage. Hard-hit organizations such as the U.K.'s National Health Service appear to be bouncing back, and few people seem to have actually paid the ransom. This attack has demonstrated how a new automated form of malware can spread rapidly, potentially encouraging future hackers. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

After 'WannaCry,' a renewed focus on patching

It may not be the long-dreaded "cyber Pearl Harbor," but the WannaCry attack on healthcare, telecom and other entities is sharpening cyberse...

FCC votes 2-1 to start dismantling Obama's 'net neutrality' rule

By Daniel Chaitin

Chairman Ajit Pai heralded the return of a "light touch" framework that would put "technologists and engineers, rather than lawyers and acco...

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White House: 'We don't know' who is behind global cyberattack

By Pete Kasperowicz

We don't know. That's the attribution that we're after right now," said Trump's cybersecurity adviser. "It would be very satisfying for me a...

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Microsoft shames US, world governments for 'stockpiling' vulnerabilities

By Daniel Chaitin

"The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call."

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