For the past three weeks, security professionals have warned with increasing urgency that a recently patched Windows vulnerability has the potential to trigger attacks not seen since the WannaCry worm that paralysed much of the world in 2017. A demonstration video circulating on the Internet is the latest evidence to prove those warnings are the real deal.
Microsoft is urging anyone who is running a vulnerable computer to update at once. The flaw affects versions from Windows XP through Server 2008 R2. Anyone using one of these versions should ensure a patch is in place.
The easiest way to check if there is a risk regarding BlueKeep is to check if the required security update is installed. To do this, you could view the history of installed Windows updates.
To view the Windows update history, try the following steps, to check whether the required update is is available.
2. Type into theof the windows the kb number required.
[Search for installed updates (Windows 7)]
If the update is listed there, you don’t need to do anything. If the update is also missing there, simply download the relevant package from Microsoft and install it manually. If the update already exists, the second installation will probably be rejected with a corresponding hint. Below is alist of security updates to mitigate the BlueKeep vulnerability.
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