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    NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

    This is a discussion on NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware within the General Computing and Internet forums, part of the Community channel category; Originally Posted by FelixTCat Unless you're paranoid; in which case, don't. Who's paranoid? Do we have such a member? No ...

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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      Quote Originally Posted by FelixTCat View Post
      Unless you're paranoid; in which case, don't.
      Who's paranoid? Do we have such a member?

      No paranoid here... keep moving....

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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      IT Security is only as good as the idiots using it

      I used to work for a well know software security businesses.

      We were told by a prospective client that they didn't need our solution as all their systems where locked down.
      Should have seen their faces when we said.

      "Thats good to hear. By the way two weeks ago we dropped 10 USB sticks randomly in your carpark.
      So far 8 have been plugged into a computers in your building !!! Some of them have been plugged in more than once :-)"
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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      It's all Microsoft's fault

      Universal fix for XP = format c: \q
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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      For anyone using a PC stll with XP, they may wish to use this universal solution...



      As for those who love to send out these nasties, I have an alternative piece of kit ready for them...

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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      For anyone using a PC stll with XP, they may wish to use this universal solution
      NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware-bollocks.jpg

      Please excuse the French
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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      I.m going back to 3.1
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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      Quote Originally Posted by marjohn56 View Post
      I.m going back to 3.1
      DOS 3.3 was much better .

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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      I'm seriously considering Linux+whitelist only again. Don't think the family could survive though.

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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      Quote Originally Posted by marjohn56 View Post
      I.m going back to 3.1
      I tried that and couldn't get windows to recognise my network card which was probably just as well.

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      Re: NHS cyber-attack: GPs and hospitals hit by ransomware

      I thought you could make win xp safe by using the p.o.s. patch. This enables monthly security updates.
      I was using it myself on a computer running xp until about 6 months ago when I installed win 10 on it.

     

     
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