Microsoft Issues Another XP Patch

Microsoft Issues Another XP Patch

Windows XP, originally released in 2001, reached end of support back in 2014. Regardless, the operating system is still popular with users having nearly as many users as Windows 8. Despite the end of life status, Microsoft patched the OS in 2017 during the WannaCry outbreak. Now they’ve decided to patch the antiquated operating system again. Due to a remote code execution vulnerability in the RDP protocol, Microsoft has issued a patch for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Needless to say, the company recommends all users upgrade to a supported version first, but clearly they see this as a significant threat.

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