Are you in danger from the WannaCry ransomware?

 

WannaCry took down wide swaths of the internet over the weekend, then disappeared. Here’s what you need to know, without the hyp

Prease to read more here:

http://www.infoworld.com/article/3196673/malware/faq-are-you...

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incorrect

It didn't take down the internet.

It infected machines that weren't patched, and up to date, making those machines unusable. Mainly because of the pirated SW used in Russia, China, and other countries.

As for being at risk, I'm not. I use Linux. That said, Wine is vulnerable if you use it for Windows programs, and you're not patched.

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So many conflicting

So many conflicting articles. I don't know who to believe anymore. This article says WinXP aren't affected.

Understandable

chewbacca wrote:

So many conflicting articles. I don't know who to believe anymore. This article says WinXP aren't affected.

differing opinions are always worth examination... one of them will likely come close to the truth

It's kinda sounds like like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9We2XsVZfc

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