A virus has locked thousands of government, company and public service employees out of their computers.

The global cyber-attack started on Friday and continued across the weekend.

Neil and Dan teach you how to use the language the world’s media is using to discuss this story:


a sudden increase

a virus designed to stop a computer working unless money is paid

stopped in its tracks
stop moving or doing something suddenly

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