Reply to post: Completing the plot

It is 2018 and the NHS is still counting the cost of WannaCry. Carry the 2, + aftermath... um... £92m

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Completing the plot

So this story seems to complete the suspicions that it was in fact MS who released this attack code which UNINTENTIONALLY hit NHS. The timeline shows it:

Feb2017: Vulnerability and leak of those nasty tools was reported.

May2017: Patch was released by MS

Jun2017: Patch for XP (which was an already unsupported OS at that time) was released

Aug2017: Marcus Hutchins, guy who created a patch to stop WannaCry was jailed during DefCon.

end result: £150m cash for MS with this Win10 upgrade.

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