With more than 300,000 computers worldwide compromised by the WannaCry ransomware in at least 150 countries, including the National Health Service in the United Kingdom, Monday was expected to be a day of reckoning for U.S. healthcare organizations facing the file-encrypting malware.
However, Tom Bossert, President Trump’s Homeland Security Advisor, told members of the media that the infection rates have “slowed over the weekend” since WannaCry started in the U.K. on Friday and quickly spread to the rest of the globe.
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