NHS could have avoided WannaCry simply by patching Windows 7 or securing firewalls, claims NAO

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"All organisations infected by WannaCry shared the same vulnerability and could have taken relatively simple action to protect themselves"

NHS trusts across the country left themselves wide open to the WannaCry ransomware outbreak in May because they failed to apply patches for Windows 7 that had been available for two months. That...

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