WASHINGTON: To fight against global cyber attack , Microsoft taken the step of re-releasing security updates for some older variations of its Windows platforms.This is to counter a massive global wave of cyber ransomware attacks.In a post on Friday (Might 12 ), the United States tech giant recalled that it had released an upgrade in March. This was to attend to the weak point exploited in Friday’s attacks. A security defect exposed in documents dripped from the US National Security Agency.
Dozens of nations were attacked by this global cyber attack. British healthcare facilities to Russian banks were targetted.”Those who have Windows Update enabled are safeguarded versus attacks on this vulnerability,”the company stated in the post released on its website. Security upgrade should be deployed right away. Microsoft says they are dealing with consumers to supply extra help as this situation progresses. The Microsoft post can be seen below