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'Powerful' cyberattack on Ukraine goes global

'Powerful' cyberattack on Ukraine goes global

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A "powerful" cyberattack that started in Ukraine has spread across the world, hitting banks, government IT systems and energy firms.British advertising group WPP said its computer networks in several locations had been targeted.The UK's National Cyber Security Centre is investigating how many more UK firms have been hit and is "trying to get an understanding of a fast-moving situation".:: What is the virus behind cyberattack?Companies in six other countries were also hit, after Ukraine declared it had been struck by the biggest cyberattack in its history.Chernobyl's radiation monitoring system is among the most serious digital networks affected. It has since been shut down, leaving employees to "go out and measure the (radiation)levels with hand-held meters".Image:Flights faced delays at K...