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To stop future ransomware hacks, CIOs first need to ‘swat the mosquitoes’

24
May
2017
To stop future ransomware hacks, CIOs first need to ‘swat the mosquitoes’

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Recent coverage of the latest ransomware and phishing attacks makes one thing clear: You’ve got to keep your operating system up to date. But that recommendation, while important, may not get to the root of the problem.

Making sure you’ve got the latest Windows updates prevents the spread of ransomware such as WannaCry, after it’s already infiltrated your company. But it may not prevent you from getting the malicious code on your computer in the first place.

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