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Enable windows update, update, reboot: Advise from the hero who halted WannaCry

He has been called the accidental hero for halting the global spread of WannaCry, the ransomware that hit millions of computers across the country.

Marcus Hutchins the 22 year old from south-west England found and inadvertently activated a “kill switch” in the malicious software that wreaked havoc on organisations including the UK’s National Health Service on Friday, by registering a specific domain name hidden within the program for just $10.69 or Rs 684.32.

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Vicky Nanjappa

How to protect yourself from future cyber attacks

We have all heard about the cyber attack that occurred last weekend, affecting huge organisations like the NHS and Telefonica. Unfortunately, a lot of businesses and individuals don’t take the time to review the security systems installed on their computer. 341 more words


Ransomware Advice and Old Windows Version Protection Update

As of noon Monday, 5/15, NPR says over 150 countries have been hit by Ransomware malware attacks.  The consequences are severe.  Victims include scores of thousands of businesses and institutions, including the U.K. 513 more words

Dennis Koenig

Fix - The BackupExec Management Service was unable to start error - Windows Update.

In this small post we are going to look at how to resolve one of the reasons for BackupExec service startup errors.

If you are experiencing console errors with Backup Exec 15, it might be worth checking to see if your backup server has recently installed Windows Update… 172 more words

Windows Server

About fucking time

About fucking time. I’ve been trying to update the fucking laptop for six and a half fucking hours. It got stuck at “Downloading Updates 95% 97 more words


Laptop has detected updates

My laptop finally updated the big update (KB4019472) that is released every Patch Tuesday. I had to cold-restart for the laptop to detect the damn update. 21 more words


Rebuilding from a bad windows update

Recently I’ve had to fight my way through several significant problems to repair Windows after a bad windows update experience.

With my computer I normally hibernate it instead of shutting it down. 811 more words