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"This was a careless and reckless attack. It affected individuals, industry, governments, and the consequences were beyond economic. . . [it] put lives at risk, not just money."
Russia's Interfax news service and several other media companies were affected, as was the airport in Odessa and the transportation system in Kiev.
Individuals and organizations in the U.S. were discouraged by the government from paying the ransom, which said it did not guarantee access would be restored.
Experts have dubbed this new group "CopyKittens" and they like targeting Israel.
IBM has announced it is buying up the Israeli data security company Trusteer for an undisclosed sum but which market analysts estimate is in...