Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week’s WCry worm spread so widely

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 167 Share this story Eight days ago, the WCry ransomware worm attacked more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. The outbreak prompted infected hospitals to…


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Two days after WCry worm, Microsoft decries exploit stockpiling by governments

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 149 Share this story Two days after a National Security Agency-derived ransomware worm infected 200,000 computers in 150 countries, Microsoft on Sunday criticized the stockpiling…


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How I accidentally stopped a global Wanna Decryptor ransomware attack

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 45 Share this story Wanna Decryptor (aka WannaCrypt or WCry) fiasco on several news sites, but I figured I’d tell my story. I woke up at around…


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WCry is so mean Microsoft issues patch for 3 unsupported Windows versions

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Spread the loveTweet Health Service Journal reader comments 16 Share this story A day after a ransomware worm infected 75,000 machines in 100 countries, Microsoft is taking the highly unusual…


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