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What happened when the NHS was affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack?

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My password is ************* That got your attention? How many of you read the above tips and decided this is what you should do but this is boring and you have better things to do. Just think what would happen if you didn't follow these tips... Do you deal with patient's information? Now about patching... Now this may shock you but Microsoft and all the other computer companies release patches to make your lives easier. Yes its frustrating to make time available when you cannot do your work so your servers can be patched. Microsoft releases patches every few months to protect against viruses and to plug security holes and resolve bugs. The servers where I work are patched approx. monthly. No exceptions. Not applying patches? "All NHS organisations had been offered the patch earlier in the year before the WannaCry cyber-attack, but many had not applied it, leaving themselves vulnerable" Wonder how many patients and doctors and nurses suffered because of this? If I was in charge I would force the NHS to patch. Yes force them. And my password actually is ******************

Posted date

25 August, 2017

Posted time

6:29 am

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