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Microsoft Calls on Users to Patch Older Windows Operating Systems to Prevent WannaCry-like Cyberattack

Microsoft Calls on Users to Patch Older Windows Operating Systems to Prevent WannaCry-like Cyberattack

IT Support, Security
Microsoft Calls on Users to Patch Older Windows Operating Systems to Prevent WannaCry-like Cyberattack Microsoft recently released a patch for older Windows operating systems and calls on users to apply this patch as soon as possible to prevent a disaster similar to the WannaCry cyberattack in 2017. In the blog post “Prevent a worm by updating Remote Desktop Services (CVE-2019-0708)”, Simon Pope, Director of Incident Response at Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), said that a security vulnerability was discovered on Remote Desktop Services, formerly known as Terminal Services, in older Windows operating systems. The security vulnerability, Pope said, allows remote code execution – the ability of an attacker to access someone else's computing device regardless of where this device is geographically located. In addition to the remote code execution capability,…
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Tag: microsoft patch

Microsoft Calls on Users to Patch Older Windows Operating Systems to Prevent WannaCry-like Cyberattack

Microsoft Calls on Users to Patch Older Windows Operating Systems to Prevent WannaCry-like Cyberattack

IT Support, Security
Microsoft Calls on Users to Patch Older Windows Operating Systems to Prevent WannaCry-like Cyberattack Microsoft recently released a patch for older Windows operating systems and calls on users to apply this patch as soon as possible to prevent a disaster similar to the WannaCry cyberattack in 2017. In the blog post “Prevent a worm by updating Remote Desktop Services (CVE-2019-0708)”, Simon Pope, Director of Incident Response at Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), said that a security vulnerability was discovered on Remote Desktop Services, formerly known as Terminal Services, in older Windows operating systems. The security vulnerability, Pope said, allows remote code execution – the ability of an attacker to access someone else's computing device regardless of where this device is geographically located. In addition to the remote code execution capability,…
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