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Microsoft apologizes after rogue Windows 10 preview builds cause chaos

This is why you only put Windows 10 Insider preview builds on secondary PCs, folks.
It even appeared on Windows phones that aren't part of the preview program.

Microsoft apologizes after rogue Windows 10 preview builds cause chaos

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IDG Contributor Network: Self-propagating ransomware: What the WannaCry ransomworm means for you
16 May 2017, 9:24 pm



The reports came swiftly on Friday morning, May 12—the first I saw were that dozens of hospitals in England were affected by ransomware, denying physicians access to patient medical records and causing surgery and other treatments to be delayed. Said the BBC:

The malware spread quickly on Friday, with medical staff in the UK reportedly seeing computers go down "one by one".

NHS staff shared screenshots of the WannaCry programme, which demanded a payment of $300 (£230) in virtual currency Bitcoin to unlock the files for each computer.

Throughout the day other, mainly European countries, reported infections.

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