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New WannaCry Ransomware Emerging and How To Protect Yourself. Post #1131.

New WannaCry Ransomware Emerging and How To Protect Yourself (https://www.wordfence.com/blog/2017/05-how-to-protect-yourself-against-wannacry/). If this link doesn't connect, please enter the entire headline title into your browser search box. Author:  Mark Maunder of Wordfence Security. Accessed on 15 May 2017, 03:55 hrs, UTC. Comment: This blog usually discusses antennas, various "tuners", homebrewed equipment, and ways to improve the antennas at your disposal.  However, in this post I will leave antennas for a moment to review a serious threat to all of us using the Windows OS, especially older, unsupported versions such as Windows XP. According to Mark Maunder of Wordfence Security, a second wave of the "WannaCry" ransomware appears to have started just a few hours ago.  Maunder says "this is going to be a rough week for Windows users."  Although code experts have found two "kill switches" in the first round of WannaCry attacks