WannaCry remains a serious IT security threat worldwide, researchers warn

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'Hundreds of thousands' of systems worldwide are still vulnerable to the flaws that WannaCry exploited

The WannaCry malware remains a serious security threat, two years after it first emerged, with 'hundreds of thousands' of systems still vulnerable to the exploits that WannaCry used to propagate. ...

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