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PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2017 5:28 pm    Post subject: Malware - this one's serious Reply with quote

This Ransomeware attack is serious in the UK. The National Health Service has been hit by it.

My local PC repairer shop tells me that locals here have had their computer and ALL CONNECTED DRIVES ON THEIR NETWORK corrupted. Some have paid up to decrypt, some with no success, some partial.

From The fellow who runs Photography on the net,
thread link
Here:
http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=1480799

Warning info is here:
https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/05/an-nsa-derived-ransomware-worm-is-shutting-down-computers-worldwide/

Useful info about dealing with it - to the extent that you might be able to:
https://www.pcrisk.com/removal-guides/10942-wcry-ransomware
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