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NHS Scotland Running Windows XP on 6,500 PCs, 1,500 of Them Infected by WannaCry

Softpedia Friday, 19 May 2017
NHS Scotland Running Windows XP on 6,500 PCs, 1,500 of Them Infected by WannaCryThe WannaCry ransomware outburst that started last week compromised a total of 1,500 Windows XP computers at NHS Scotland, Health Secretary Shona Robison revealed, adding that the organization still has some 6,500 PCs running the unsupported operating system. Speaking about the outcome of the WannaCry attack, Robison explained that systems running other versions of Windows were also compromised, including many powered by Windows Server 2003. “At the moment we understand mainly Windows 2007 and Windows 2003 devices were affected and only a small number of Windows XP devices were affected,” Robison said in a statement. “I know Windows XP has been an issue raised within the media. What I can say about that is there are approximately 6500 XP devices out of around 153,000 total devices, less than 5%.” No patient data exposed On the other hand, authorities in Scotland explain that no breaches of patient data were experienced and no information was sto...
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News video: ‘WannaCry’ Ransomware Attack Stymies Global PCs

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Geek.com has reported that last week Ransomware WannaCry ripped through hundreds of thousands of PCs in what is considered the largest ever cyber-extortion scheme. According to reports, the malicious software spread to at least 300,000 devices globally, including the UK’s National Health Service....

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