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UK hospital meltdown after ransomware worm uses NSA vuln to raid IT

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Re: It appears the source IP address is...

Lack of resource and funding is correct to a certain extend. One of the real issues is the equipment that has to use Windows XP because the supplier either no longer exists or it is too expensive to replace. Million pound scanners that are perfectly serviceable simply cannot be replaced because the OS of a control PC is unsupported. With many of these very high tech, high cost and low volume systems, there really is very little option.

The armchair experts that only look after a few hundred PCs and a handful of servers simply do not understand the problems.

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