Careful Microsoft users of older versions of windows of the possibility to exploit a security flaw in the Windows Update Software to broadcast a possible attack wide range, where the company corrects the vulnerability critical that allows remote code execution to allow full control of the computers.
Gaps in software updates in systems Windows XP and Windows 7 in addition to Windows Server 2003 and 2008, while the devices operating systems Windows 8 and 10 are quite safe, and the police said that the security vulnerability may be used in a similar project WannaCry the year 2017 to broadcast malicious software that lead to control users ‘ computers and the files available in exchange for a ransom.
Microsoft says they didn’t notice the exploitation of this vulnerability until now. But now after the patch version, the security, everyone became aware of the problem and the devices that haven’t updated can include so that it can be the attacker to explore vulnerabilities to exploit, especially with the availability of millions of devices running these older systems.
I went out to Microsoft about our traditions of not providing updates for Windows Old, where this problem is serious and can affect a very large number of devices just like the problem WannaCry that led to the disabling devices in institutions, companies and hospitals in more than 100 countries around the world.