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Old 06-04-2019, 10:31 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by vienna View Post
Given there has been a recent thread about browsers for XP systems and knowing there are not a few of us who still keep around an XP machine for legacy game play, it should be noted MS has issued a patch for an ongoing threat to XP machines akin to the takeover 'WannaCry" attacks in recent years:


Microsoft’s First Windows XP Patch in Years Is a Very Bad Sign --

https://www.wired.com/story/microsof...very-bad-sign/


If your machine is not used online, then you are not going to be affected, but it wouldn't hurt to be safe in case you did decide to go online in the future...

Here is the MS site link:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...-cve-2019-0708


Here is the threat assessment by MS for newer systems (Win 7, etc.)

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en.../CVE-2019-0708


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Thanks for the update Vienna.
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