WannaCry virus did not affect users in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A ransomware program dubbed “WannaCry”, which attacked computer networks in over 150 countries, did not affected users in Uzbekistan, head of Center for ensuring information security Zafar Rakhmatullaev said.

After receiving information on mass attacks of the virus, the Center adopted necessary measures to protect IT infrastructure, he said.

He noted that the Center carried out relevant work and provided necessary recommendations to IT specialists of government agencies.

“We work mainly with state bodies, at the moment, we do not have any requests that any computer or system is infected with this virus,” he added.

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