Monday, 15 May 2017

NSA-Derived Ransomware Is So Serious, Microsoft Is Patching Old Windows Versions

Virus ransomware malware

The WannaCrypt ransomware that struck on Friday is so risky, Microsoft has taken the highly unusual step of pushing security updates for operating systems well outside its support window. Unless you feel like paying out a hefty chunk of Bitcoin ransom, we recommend updating your OS, now.

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from ExtremeTechExtremeTech https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249310-nsa-derived-ransomware-attacks-serious-microsoft-patching-old-windows-versions-stop

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