The latest on the global extortion cyber attack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local): 4:50 a.m. Chinese state media say more than 29,000 institutions across China have been infected by the global “ransomware” cyberattack. Xinhua News Agency reports that by Saturday evening, 29,372 institutions had been infected along with hundreds of

thousands of devices. It cited the Threat Intelligence Center of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services company. It says universities and educational institutions were among the hardest hit, numbering 4,341, or about 15 percent of internet protocol addresses attacked. Also affected were railway stations, mail delivery, gas stations, hospitals, office buildings, shopping malls and government services. READ MORE