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NY City officials to offer free cyber security tools

Friday 30 March 2018 | 08:53 CET | News
New York City will offer free cyber security tools to the public to help people protect themselves from getting hacked, according to Reuters citing a statement from local officials. The announcement coincidentally comes a week after Atlanta was hit by a ransomware attack that affected municipal systems. The tools are offered as part of a programme called 'NYC Secure'.

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