Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts – BBC News

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Another major cyber-attack could be imminent after Friday’s global smash that polluted more than 125,000 computer systems, insurance experts have warned.

A UK security researcher known as MalwareTech, who helped to limit the ransomware attack, warned of “another one coming … quite likely on Monday”.

The virus, which made limitation of users’ documents, spread to 100 countries, including Spain, France and Russia.

In England, 48 NHS trusts fell victim, as did 13 NHS organizations in Scotland.

Some hospices were forced to cancel procedures and appointments, as ambulances were directed against neighbouring hospices free from the computer virus.