1. The massive, worldwide ransomware attack was stopped by a researcher ‘accidentally’

    Organizations across the globe, including hospitals, telecom firms and automakers in Europe, were dealing with a massive cyber attack Friday that locked people out of their computers.

    The malicious software, known as ransomware, demanded money in exchange for unlocking the computer systems, and thus giving people access to their data.

    Luckily, a young British security researcher stopped the attack Friday night — by accident.

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