Security update to Windows XP, patch prepared for "national level attack" can be downloaded manually with Windows Update in June


ByAntonio Roberts

On Tuesday, June 14, 2017, Microsoft announced that it released a monthly Windows Update, as well as making it possible to manually download security updates for platforms that have been deprecated, such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2003 did. It is infected with more than 230,000 computers in 150 countriesWanna Cry"The reason is that Microsoft is explaining about the reason for delivery" because the risk of abuse by national attacks and information disclosure is increasing ".

Microsoft warns of 'destructive cyberattacks,' issues new Windows XP patches | ZDNet
http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-warns-of-destructive-cyberattacks-issues-new-windows-xp-patches/

New Windows XP Security Patches Protect Against State-Sanctioned Cyberattacks
http://www.ubergizmo.com/2017/06/new-windows-xp-security-patches-protect-state-sanctioned-cyberattacks/

In May 2017Random ware "WannaCry" which requests file encryption · ransom requestHas gotten a lot of fashion worldwide and Microsoft has distributed emergency patches to Windows XP which ended support in 2014.

Researchers succeeded in decrypting Windows XP infected with Ransomware "WannaCry", released release tool "Wannakey" - GIGAZINE


On the other hand, Windows XP also has "immunity" to Wanna Cry, and it is also known that it was actually hard to suffer damage.

One reason that the damage of Ransomware "WannaCry" was less in Windows XP is "Blue Screen of Death" - GIGAZINE


Microsoft will call local time on Tuesday, 13th June 2017Monthly "Windows Update"In this context, additional guidance on important security updates became available under circumstances where the risk of exploitation by past and impending national attacks and information disclosure is increasing We will inform you that "security update is implemented. In addition to automatically distributing to "Windows 10" "Windows 8.1" "Windows 7" and "Windows Server" after 2008, on some platforms that have been discontinued, I made it possible to download.

Microsoft Security Advisory 4025685
https://technet.microsoft.com/ja-jp/library/security/4025685


If you are using Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, you can download the program from the link on the following page.

Microsoft Security Advisory 4025685: Guidance for old platform: June 13, 2017
https://support.microsoft.com/ja-jp/help/4025687/microsoft-security-advisory-4025685-guidance-for-older-platforms

Eric Doerr of Microsoft Security Response Center said in a blog, "The decision we made today to make security updates to unsupported platforms is to change our standard service policy changes It does not indicate "and this correspondence is irregular to the last, it indicates that support for old platform such as Windows XP will not continue in the future. "As before, we encourage our customers to upgrade to the latest platform, the most powerful defense is to use a new system that integrates the latest defense innovation, the old system Even if it is up to date, it lacks technological progress and security functions. "

June 2017 security update release - MSRC
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2017/06/13/june-2017-security-update-release/

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