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Federal Computers Dodge Global Malware Attack ... This Time

Experts say federal agencies have taken steps to secure networks, but they remain vulnerable.
While the government dodged a bullet this time by avoiding the latest malware attack, experts say its systems are still vulnerable. Source: Intrepid00

The ransomware attack on worldwide computer networks earlier this month largely spared those of the federal government. While the government dodged a bullet this time, experts say, its systems are still vulnerable — although perhaps less so than in the past.

When the global malware attack — dubbed "WannaCry" — was first detected, a government cybersecurity response group moved quickly.

It determined that

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