Microsoft'sAdrienne Hall, General Manager of the Cyber Defense Operations Center, cited an "elevated risk of cyberattacks by government organizations, sometimes referred to as nation-state actors, or other copycat organizations".
"Our decision today to release these security updates for platforms not in extended support should not be viewed as a departure from our standard servicing policies", states Doerr.
Microsoft has stated that some vulnerabilities posed elevated risks of "cyber attacks by government organisations".
Based on Insider feedback, we have changed "Phone Update" to "Windows Update" under Settings Update & security. Updates will be automatically available for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows Server releases after 2008. ZDI noted that while the new Microsoft patch touches different parts of code, the exploit vector remains the same, with remote code execution occurring if a specially crafted shortcut is displayed. Microsoft patched multiple SMB vulnerabilities in its March 2017 Patch Tuesday update, including issues that enabled WannaCry.
This story, "Microsoft resurrects Windows XP patches for second month straight" was originally published by Computerworld.
Son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support
Throughout the entire ordeal, the Lockharts have expressed gratitude for words of support and prayer from fans. A CT scan showed a tear inside his nose from the impact, and doctor's diagnosed it as a lacerated artery.
This was possible, it later emerged, because the NSA informedMicrosoft about the leak of the exploits. Newer OSes, and in particular Windows 10, are outfitted with advanced security features not found in previous versions of Windows. In addition, at 6 percent of organizations, more than half of their computers use outdated operating systems.
Some 7 percent of PCs are thought to still run XP despite it being three years out of date.
So many users and organisations were still so stuck in the XP rut that Microsoftrelented just a few weeks later, publishing yet another "goodbye, farewell and Amen" update for XP at the start of the next month.
"The best protection is to be on a modern, up-to-date system that incorporates the latest innovations".
7 still hospitalized after London mosque attack
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Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating
The sequestered jurors have appeared increasingly exhausted and upset after deliberating late into the night the past three days. That prompted O'Neill to ask the comedian on Friday whether he understood that a hung jury would allow prosecutors to retry him.
Eight-time champion Federer eases into 13th Halle semi-final
Chasing his ninth title at the grass-court tournament, Federer was serving for the match when he was broken by Khachanov. Federer will now surely start Wimbledon as favourite in search of his eighth title, having been cut to 2/1 by Sky Bet.
Amit Shah declines to comment on Presidential candidates
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Trump to Cuba: Return NJ cop killer
Only group-organized, people-to-people travel for educational purposes will continue to be authorized. Cuba is no longer a satellite state of the Soviet Union.
Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work
If Trump decides to keep up the Obama-era policies towards Cuba , he could face some significant backlash from Republican Rep. Presidents who have been successful in achieving their foreign policy goals sometimes are described as having a doctrine.