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Microsoft reveals monster computer bug for older systems
« on: May 15, 2019, 01:34:22 PM »
For those that are still using older Windows system versions:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/microsoft-warns-of-a-monster-computer-bug-in-a-week-of-them-11557900716

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Any “future malware that exploits this vulnerability could propagate from vulnerable computer to vulnerable computer in a similar way as the WannaCry malware spread across the globe,” Microsoft said Tuesday in a  blog post.
  https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2019/05/14/prevent-a-worm-by-updating-remote-desktop-services-cve-2019-0708/?mod=article_inline



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The flaw affects Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008. It also affects Windows 2003 and Windows XP—older versions of Windows that Microsoft doesn’t typically patch. But, in a sign of the severity of the bug, Microsoft released XP and Windows 2003 patches as well.