Putin was referring to reports that the hacking tool was originally developed by USA intelligence agency the National Security Agency, and stolen by hackers.
The dialogue will always be better, Putin said, quoted here by the Russian press and who has been in a working visit to China since yesterday. He denied Russian Federation was behind the malware.
The cross-border police agency Europol said yesterday the situation was now “stable”, defusing concerns that attacks that struck computers in British hospital wards, European auto factories and Russian banks would spread further at the start of the working week.
“We consider neither nuclear nor missile tests acceptable”.
The virus used vulnerability in the Windows operating system. After encrypting computer data, the hackers then demanded $300 in ransom to release control of the files.
The Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday that a ballistic missile fired by North Korea had crashed into the Sea of Japan around 500 kilometres (310.69 miles) off the Russian coast.
The video was posted to YouTube by Sputnik, a digital news agency that is a state-funded sibling of RT and, like RT, is aimed at global audiences.
“The Kurdish factor has a real impact on the situation in Syria”.
Putin added that even though a state defense order had been fulfilled by 97 percent, certain problems remained unsolved. “Well, it’s okay, I trust that you weren’t disappointed”, Putin commented on the video. “We are in contact with them, our position is in the open, and I hope our Turkish partners understand it”, Putin explained.
In China, universities and other educational institutions were among the hardest hit, with about 15 per cent of the internet protocol addresses attacked, according to Xinhua News Agency.