Breadcrumb Home Technology May 15, 2017 01:00 AM News from other sources... Modern Healthcare Tweet Share Share Email More Print Information technologyWanna Decryptor ransomware appears to be spawning and this time it may not have a kill switch | WiredHow the ransomware works, what's being done to stop it, and whether it may come back in a new form.Ransomware attack: Hospitals still struggling in aftermath of WannaCrypt's rampage | ZDNetHospitals in the U.K. are still struggling to get back on their feet after being hit with the ransomware.How I accidentally stopped a global Wanna Decryptor ransomware attack | Ars TechnicaThe person who discovered a "kill switch" for the version of Wanna Decryptor released Friday tells about how the solution came to be.More disruptions feared from cyber attack; Microsoft slams government secrecy | ReutersEconomists with the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit research institute estimated that the attack would cost businesses and governments hundreds of millions of dollars.Ransomware's Aftershocks Feared as U.S. Warns of Complexity | The New York TimesDonald Trump's homeland security adviser, Thomas Bossert, is leading the government's response to the ransomware and looking for the culprits.China, Addicted to Bootleg Software, Reels From Ransomware Attack | The New York TimesThe spread of the ransomware may be due in part to the prevalence of pirated versions of Windows in China, according to security experts. Letter to the Editor Send us a letter Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print. Recommended for You Third major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper Beyond the Byline: How telehealth utilization has impacted investor-owned company earnings Sponsored Content View the discussion thread.