Microsoft releases unexpected patch for Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows 2003 to fix 'wormable' flaw

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A wormable vulnerability in Windows old operating systems could enable attackers to target vulnerable systems and to carry out malware attacks like WannaCry. Image via Pixabay
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A wormable vulnerability in Windows old operating systems could enable attackers to target vulnerable systems and to carry out malware attacks like WannaCry. Image via Pixabay

Surprise patch for Windows XP among 16 Microsoft updates to address 79 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in latest Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has issued a surprise patch for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003 to address a security flaw that could be exploited to create a WannaCry-like worm. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708,...

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