India Presses Microsoft For Home Windows Bargain In Wake Of Cyber Attacks

A spokeswoman for Microsoft in India declined to comment on the matter.
If Microsoft agreed to such a discount, it could open up the global software giant to similar requests from around the world.
Rai said the government was in talks with Microsoft management in India.
Rai said India began talks with Microsoft after the WannaCry ransomwareattack last month, noting that both WannaCry and this week’s attack, dubbed by some cyber experts “NotPetya”, exploited vulnerabilities in older iterations of the Windows OS.
Officials at the company’s headquarters in the United States and regional headquarters in Asia also declined to comment.

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