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From: Gary (GAREON1) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostMay-13 2:07 PM 
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"A day after a ransomware worm infected 75,000 machines in 100 countries, Microsoft is taking the highly unusual step of issuing patches that immunize Windows XP, 8, and Server 2003, operating systems the company stopped supporting as many as three years ago. ..."
Source: Ars Technica
 WCry is so mean Microsoft issues patch for 3 unsupported Windows versions


"Microsoft Corp. today took the unusual step of issuing security updates to address flaws in older, unsupported versions of Windows — including Windows XP and Windows 8. The move is a bid to slow the spread of the WanaCrypt ransomware strain that infected tens of thousands of Windows computers virtually overnight this week. ..."

Source: Krebs on Security
 Microsoft Issues WanaCrypt Patch for Windows 8, XP


 

 
From: Gary (GARY479) DelphiPlus Member IconMay-14 6:31 AM 
To: Gary (GAREON1) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (2 of 9) 
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I just read a report it was 200,000 and climbing and was affecting hospitals in particular?

 

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From: Gary (GAREON1) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostMay-14 9:14 AM 
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 3738.3 in reply to 3738.2 
I don't know about the number but there was something on the news about it.
I remember the reporter said something like "What if something is connected to a device that is connected to you?".

 

 
From: Gary (GARY479) DelphiPlus Member IconMay-15 3:34 PM 
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Other reports state that some hospitals were so serious affected that they had to halt surgeries, etc. It appears, too, that a multi-national task force is also being formed to thwart cybercrime.

I am excited they let you out of jail...lol winkevilGrin

 

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  • Edited May 15, 2017 3:35 pm  by  Gary (GARY479)
 

 
From: Gary (GARY479) DelphiPlus Member IconMay-15 3:56 PM 
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From: Gary (GAREON1) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostMay-15 3:56 PM 
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NPR-1 hour ago

"... Windows users should update their software to avoid the ransomware, security experts say. In addition to Microsoft's Security Bulletin MS17-010 that patched the vulnerability in March, the company also issued a separate patch on Friday for users of older and unsupported operating systems such as Windows XP. ..."
Source: WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday : The Two-Way : NPR

More @ http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/05/15/528451534/wannacry-ransomware-what-we-know-monday


 

 
From: MEDDLYMay-16 8:59 AM 
To: Gary (GAREON1) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (7 of 9) 
 3738.7 in reply to 3738.6 

Can you show me a link to access the patch for XP? My Windows Update seems damaged and it's not showing any new (or old) updates.

 

 
From: Putting the U in Colourful! (Kidmagnet) DelphiPlus Member IconMay-16 9:05 AM 
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From: MEDDLYMay-16 9:28 PM 
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Downloaded it, thanks for your help.

 

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