WannaCry Ransomware Shows Why Software Updates Are Important

We’ve all been guilty of it. You’re cramming to hit a deadline, and you dismiss that tiny notification in the corner of your screen reminding you to install a new software update. But if there’s anything to be learned from the global ransomware attack that’s plagued computers in 150 countries, it’s that these updates are as crucial as ever. “This whole disaster could have been prevented if people had patched their system,” says Jerome Segura, a security researcher for software firm Malwarebytes.

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