National Security Agency Discovers a Major Security Flaw in Microsoft’s Windows Operating System
|01/15/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The National Security Agency has discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows operating system and tipped off the company so that it can fix it.
Microsoft made a software patch to fix it available Tuesday and credited the agency as the flaw’s discoverer.
The company said it has not seen any evidence that hackers have used the technique discovered by the NSA.
“Customers who have already applied the update, or have automatic updates enabled, are already protected,” said Jeff Jones, a senior director at Microsoft, in a statement.
Priscilla Moriuchi, who retired from the NSA in 2017 after running its East Asia and read more >>>