#AceSecurityNews – Shutting the door after the horse has bolted as U.K. Health Service, Targeted in Cyberattack, Ignored Warnings for Months over possible data breach which is being denied by authorities after ransomware attack on Friday #AceNewServices

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#AceNewsReport – May.13: UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd tells BBC she expects NHS trusts to learn from cyber-attack and upgrade IT systems #AceNewsDesk reports https://t.co/BmAmyX7hgr

The National Health Service was repeatedly warned about its out-of-date and vulnerable systems before it suffered a devastating cyberattack on Friday.

In this report its revealed that an ‘Accidental Hero’ Finds Kill Switch To Stop Wana Decrypt0r Ransomware
Published on May 12, 2017 at 09:00PM “An ‘accidental hero‘ has halted the global spread of the WannaCry ransomware that has wreaked havoc on organizations…” writes The Guardian:

An anonymous reader quotes their report: A cybersecurity researcher tweeting as @malwaretechblog, with the help of Darien Huss from security firm Proofpoint, found and implemented a “kill switch” in the malicious software that was based on a cyber-weapon stolen from the NSA. The kill switch was hardcoded into the malware in case the creator wanted…

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