Microsoft warns users who use earlier versions of Windows to apply the most recent Windows Update, in order to protect their systems and data from a possible widespread attack. The company has already released security updates for Windows 7, XP and Windows Server 2003 despite the fact that XP and Server 2003 is already out of support.
«Any future malware exploiting this vulnerability could be transmitted between vulnerable systems just as WannaCry malware did, 2017 had panic, "the company said in a blog post. The company has not yet noticed any exploitation of the vulnerability so far.
However, security updates have been released to ensure that no hacker could create malicious software and attack systems running some of these versions of Windows. "For these reasons, we strongly recommend that all affected systems - regardless of whether they are activated or not - should be updated as soon as possible».
Systems running Windows 8 and Windows 10 are not affected by this vulnerability.
Not to be forgotten ... The days of Windows 7 is a numbered and very popular operating system has begun to alert users that the end time is approaching!
Microsoft pushes users as they prepare the Windows 7 curtain. It has already urged users to upgrade to Windows 10 but it seems that many are the ones who do not say abandon their favorite operating system. Think well at what risk you can put it on security of your data!