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Windows 7 and XP stick to big security holes

Microsoft has issued a warning to people who are using Windows 7 and XP to update their computers, with the latest security patches to prevent serious threats.

The vulnerability affects many versions before Windows 8 PHOTO: AFP
According to TechRadar , Microsoft has discovered a flaw in previous operating system versions that is similar in nature to what WannaCry extortion malware wreaks on global computer systems in May 2017 and continues to continue. affects thousands of users.
Microsoft calls this vulnerability “wormable”, which means that it doesn’t need user interaction to get their system hacked. According to the company, affected systems have the ability to transmit viruses to computer networks and networks that are vulnerable worldwide .
According to Microsoft, they have not yet noticed any attacks exploiting the vulnerability, but it is likely that attackers will write a code that exploits the vulnerability to incorporate it into malware.
Operating systems will be patched with vulnerabilities including Windows 7, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2008, Windows 2003 or Windows XP. For Windows 8 and Windows 10 users there is no risk of being attacked by this vulnerability.
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