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Old 13. Jun 2017, 07:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Microsoft issues patches even for WinXP amid concerns of 'destructive cyberattacks'

Last month's devastating WannaCry ransomware outbreak was just a warning shot. In an unprecedented move, Microsoft today released critical security updates to block another wave of similar attacks, making those patches available on unsupported versions like Windows XP and Server 2003.

"A Microsoft spokesperson declined to comment when asked whether the company had received warnings of an imminent attack, either from security researchers or government agencies. However, the tone and timing of today's announcement suggests that today's critical updates are much more than a routine precaution."


http://www.zdnet.com/article/microso...ws-xp-patches/

Time to protect our data and download those patches ASAP.
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Old 19. Sep 2017, 08:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I was away and saw this only today. Opened my XP update and all of them appeared as High Priority updates. Downloaded and installed without any problems. Thank you very much for this.
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