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The British fintech firm Finastra appears to have been hit by a Windows ransomware attack, with the company saying it had noticed "potential anomalous activity" on its systems on 20 March.

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British security expert Kevin Beaumont has thrown in his lot with the company often described as the Typhoid Mary of the Internet — Microsoft — but says he will not be a big cog in the wheel there, just a security threat analyst.

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Microsoft has released a patch for a vulnerability in crypt32.dll, a library used for authentication, a flaw it rates important, the second rank on its severity rating list, but which the NSA has seen fit to issue an advisory about, something the agency never does.

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