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Microsoft appears to have been unaware last week of a fact that security researchers have discovered: nearly all the victims of the the WannaCry ransomware attack were Windows 7 machines, with XP machines mostly crashing before the malware gained a foothold.

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Attackers used the NSA exploits utilised by the WannaCry creators to create a tool for mining for the Monero cryptocurrency well before last weekend's ransomware crisis, according to researchers from the Proofpoint cyber security company.

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Australian users of Microsoft Word are being advised to tread with care as a zero-day that was publicised on the weekend is being used to spread the Dridex banking trojan.

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