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NSA joins Microsoft in urging PC users to patch against Bluekeep

Jun 08, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

Last week Microsoft released a call to action, asking IT admins to urgently patch their devices against BlueKeep, a newly discovered exploit in the RDP service in Windows 7 and earlier, which could be easily wormable by hackers.

Simon Pope, director of incident response for the Microsoft Security Response Center said they were confident that an exploit exists, noting that it took 60 days between the patch for EternalBlue, the Wannacry vulnerability, and the actual Wannacry worm appearing.

Now the US National Security Agency (NSA) has added their voices, releasing an advisory, urging PC owners with older versions of Windows to patch their comp...