Microsoft re-releases security update after cyberattacks

Microsoft re-releases security update after cyberattacksMicrosoft has taken the unusual step of re-releasing security updates for some older versions of its Windows platforms to counter a massive global wave of cyber ransomware attacks. In a blog post, the US tech giant recalled that it had published an update in March to address the weakness exploited in Friday’s attacks, a security flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency. “Those who have Windows Update enabled are protected against attacks on this vulnerability,” the company said in the post published on its website.

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