XP not to blame for WCry spread

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XP not to blame for WCry spread

22nd May 2017 News 0

Data published by ARS Technica show that WannaCrypt was overwhelming spread by Windows 7 devices rather than Windows XP.

ARS report

Certainly in the UK, the news outlets had banner headlines about XP being at fault in the NHS but this is simply not the case in terms of infections.

So if you think you dodged a bullet 8 days ago because your company does not run XP but it does run Windows 7, time for some patching!

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