How do I know if my computer is at risk from the WannaCry ransomware - also known as "Wanna Decryptor" or "Wanna Crypt" - that impacted computers around the globe last week?
If you are running Microsoft Windows then your computer may be vulnerable.
Some organisations which still use unsupported versions of Windows, such as Windows XP, pay Microsoft for additional support and security updates that are not available to home users.
If you are not sure if you computer is at risk or if it is already infected you should download and install malware protection from a known vendor such as Kaspersky or Trend Micro who both provide software to help protect computers against ransomware and other malware.
Preventative measures you can take to protect computer include:
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