What is the WannaCry Virus and How to Stay Protected


The WannaCry worm has infected thousands of Windows-based PCs around the world. Here’s how you can stay (or get) protected from losing all your data.

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Reading Links:
March 2017 Windows 10 Security Bulletin Patching the WannaCry Vulnerability for Windows 10: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx
Microsoft Issues Windows XP,Server 2003, and Windows 8 Patch: https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/13/15635006/microsoft-windows-xp-security-patch-wannacry-ransomware-attack
How Registering One Web Address has Slowed the Spread of WannaCry: https://www.theverge.com/2017/5/13/15635050/wannacry-ransomware-kill-switch-protect-nhs-attack
How the NSA is at Least Partially Responsible for WannaCry: https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/05/12/nsa-exploit-used-by-wannacry-ransomware-in-global-explosion/#aefe85be599b

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