NCSC warns organisations to dump Python 2 or risk WannaCry-style cyber attacks

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Update Python apps now or risk getting bitten, NCSC warns. Image via Pixabay user Sponchia
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Update Python apps now or risk getting bitten, NCSC warns. Image via Pixabay user Sponchia

Python 2.x will no longer receive bug fixes and security patches from January 2020

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has warned organisations running Python 2 applications to update within months or risk WannaCry-style cyber attacks. Python 2.0 was released on 16 October 2000...

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