Three million servers at risk of hijacking with ransomware due to out-of-date apps

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3.2 million servers wide-open to ransomware
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3.2 million servers wide-open to ransomware

More than three million easy targets for ransomware blackmailers

More than three million servers worldwide are at risk of ransomware due to out-of-date or insecure apps, and inadequate updating and patching practices.  That is the warning from Cisco Systems' ...

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