July 2017 News and Updates

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Updates Executive Summary - 2017 has been an explosive year for ransomware and a wake-up call for administrators of the importance of installing updates in a timely fashion.  The WannaCry virus in May wreaked havoc when it took advantage of an already patched bug in Microsoft Windows.  The Petya and Not Petya viruses struck in June, leveraging the same already patched vulnerability. Microsoft - Microsoft patched a total of 54 vulnerabilities this month in Windows, Edge, Internet Explorer Office and Exchange, 19 of which were rated critical, 32 rated important and three rated as moderate.  Several of the critical vulnerabilities are remotely exploitable and could give an attacker full control with little or no action on the part of the user. Microsoft releases regular updates the second Tuesday of each…
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