U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, at a meeting in Italy, said Saturday the attack was a reminder of the importance of cybersecurity.
He said many NHS hospitals in Britain use Windows XP software, introduced in 2001, and as government funding for the health service has been squeezed, "IT budgets are often one of the first ones to be reduced".
Europol's Wainwright underscored the point Sunday.
BBC analysis of three accounts linked with the global attack suggests the hackers have been paid the equivalent of £22,080.
Mr Wainwright said Europol had been concerned about cyber security in the healthcare sector, which deals with a lot of sensitive data, but declined to comment on whether Britain's National Health Service had been adequately funded.
A day after the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued a "critical alert" against "WannaCry" ransomware threat, the government's cyber security arm on Monday issued a webcast in public interest to spread awareness about the latest cyber attack.
One of the weapons used in the current attack is a software tool reportedly stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency and published on the internet by hackers last month. The Oregon firm protects large enterprises and governments from computer security threats.
Where the global cyberattack has hit hardest
The malware spread quickly on Friday, with medical staff in the United Kingdom reportedly seeing computers go down "one by one". NHS Digital said that 4.7 per cent of devices within the NHS use Windows XP, with the figure continuing to decrease.
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Since Friday, the company dropped its refusal to update old versions of its programs and issued patches specifically written for use in Windows XP and several other systems.
The patches won't do any good for machines that have already been hit.
By one security firm's count, the malware struck at least 74 countries, including the US, where its effects seemed muted.
"[The] worldwide ransomware attack shows what can happen when the NSA or Central Intelligence Agency write malware instead of disclosing the vulnerability to the software manufacturer", Lieu said in a statement.
Security experts advised victims not to cough up the ransom, and Mr Op Gen Oorth said that, so far, relatively few had.
WannaCry has already caused massive disruption around the globe.
FedEx, Nissan, and the United Kingdom's National Health Service were among the victims. "You're only safe if you patch as soon as possible", he tweeted.
In New Zealand, the Government Communications Security Bureau said it had not received any reports of the malware infection.
He said his research experience on targeted attacks made him doubt a nation state was involved here.
"One of the most common methods of infecting computer systems is through links and attachments in emails".
"We are aware that a number of NHS organisations have reported that they have suffered from a ransomware attack".
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