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India seeks major Windows 10 discount - report

Monday 3 July 2017 | 09:09 CET | News
Microsoft officials in India have "in principle agreed" to a request from the government to offer a significant one-time discount on the latest Windows 10 OS to counteract the threat of ransomware attacks, reports Reuters, citing the country's cyber security coordinator Gulshan Rai. However, Microsoft has yet to officially confirm it has agreed to a move that could open it up to similar requests from around the world. Rai said India began talks with Microsoft after the WannaCry ransomware attack last month exploited vulnerabilities in older versions of the Windows OS.

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