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Microsoft warns governments the latest global cyber-attack is a “wake-up call”

Monday, May 15th 2017 - 07:28 UTC
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The cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a “wake-up call”, Microsoft says. The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments had caused “widespread damage”. Read full article


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  • Voice

    “The latest virus exploits a flaw in a version of Microsoft Windows first identified by US intelligence. ”

    ...and Microsoft are blaming everyone else for it...wait a minute...

    May 15th, 2017 - 10:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    I believe that Microsoft issued a patch for this in March this year. My computer was automatically updated. A problem is that many companies are still using Windows XP.
    Microsoft warned users years ago that they would no longer issue updates for this system.

    Here is another chilling thought. Our Nuclear subs. use windows software !

    May 15th, 2017 - 10:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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