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Thread: Criminals used leaked NSA tool in crippling ransomware

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    A leaked cyberweapon believed to have been created by NSA spies was used by criminals on Friday to launch a crippling ransomware attack. The level of this attacked has caused problems for hospitals, telco and many companies and countries

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/ra...code-1.4113156
    https://www.purevpn.com/blog/wannacry-ransomware/
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    Please remember to keep your computers and mobile devices updated with the latest patches.

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    Also the latest OS, Antivirus or any other security software. Also keep a Backup of all your files on external drive or Cloud drives like dropbox.
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    As the workday began across the world, China hit badly

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/gl...tack-1.4115065

    Live blog here

    https://www.theguardian.com/technolo...-security-live
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    It continues to hit companies. Hopefully people learn from this and make sure that every security feature they have is the latest whether it is antivirus, OS, A patch given by microsoft or a vpn.
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