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Cyber attack stops operations in the UK

Post by Rusty » Mon May 15, 2017 9:31 am

Cyber attack stops operations in the UK

There was a cyber attack over the weekend that has crippled the NHS in the UK and many operations were cancelled.
What happened was that someone started a ransomware attack which locked files on vulnerable computer networks.
The affetced PC's had to pay a few hundred pound to gain access to the files again.
Some even paid.
They say that so far £30,000 has been paid :o
If you are affected, don't pay and look for a solution.
I doubt whether the person who is capitalising right now will escape justice.

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... y-wannacry



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Re: Cyber attack stops operations in the UK

Post by PeeWee » Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:25 pm

This was all because some of these big organisations still use Windows XP :lol:

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Re: Cyber attack stops operations in the UK

Post by Knocker » Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:48 pm

PeeWee wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:25 pm
This was all because some of these big organisations still use Windows XP :lol:
Its even in the Trident nuclear missiles so I heard :shock:

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Re: Cyber attack stops operations in the UK

Post by PeeWee » Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:11 pm

Knocker wrote:
Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:48 pm
PeeWee wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:25 pm
This was all because some of these big organisations still use Windows XP :lol:
Its even in the Trident nuclear missiles so I heard :shock:
Oh dear, I never though about this but I suppose they have to use some system.

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Re: Cyber attack stops operations in the UK

Post by Rusty » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:36 am

Its them Russians you know :lol:

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Re: Cyber attack stops operations in the UK

Post by Bean Bag » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:58 pm

Rusty wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:36 am
Its them Russians you know :lol:
It is, it really is :lol:

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