British hospital workers were warned of 'ransomware' threat

Researcher Costin Raiu of the Russian-based security firm Kaspersky said in a tweet , "So far, we have recorded more than 45,000 attacks of the #WannaCry ransomware in 74 countries around the world". A widespread ransomware attack in the United Kingdom has hospitals turning away ambulances and canceling appointments, according to Reuters . Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of the GCHQ spy agency, and the National Crime Agency said they were investigating.

Ransomware Hits UK's National Health Service

Still, only a small number of US-headquartered organisations were hit because the hackers appear to have begun the campaign by targeting organisations in Europe, said Vikram Thakur, research manager with security software maker Symantec. The attack came as several companies in Spain were hit by ransomware attacks. It however, did not identify the countries. The National Cyber Security Centre said it had detected 188 "high-level" attacks in just three months.

British hospitals hit by ransomware cyberattack

CNN has not independently confirmed that number. Patrick Ward, 47, a sales director at Purbeck Ice Cream, from Dorset in England, poses for photographs after giving media interviews after his heart operation scheduled today was cancelled because of a cyberattack, outside St Bartholomew's Hospital in London , Friday, May 12, 2017.

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Scottish health boards also affected by cyber attacks

The malicious software, dubbed WanaCrypt0r 2 .0, has already been detected more than 75,000 time in 99 countries, says Avast. Delivery company FedEx has confirmed it is suffering a malware attack. "You only have 3 days to submit the payment". A hacking group called Shadow Brokers released the malware in April claiming to have discovered the flaw from the NSA, Kaspersky said.