You need to know about a slew of Microsoft security vulnerabilities that hackers can use to exploit your Windows computers and the web browser Internet Explorer. (Keep reading for tips to stay safe.)
These include zero-day vulnerabilities, which means that hackers found these security flaws before Microsoft did.
Half of these flaws are critical, according to Microsoft. Hackers can use them to remotely access your computer and all your sensitive information.
Here's what you need to do.
If you're using the Windows 10 operating system, these patches will automatically be updated. For older versions of Windows, if you're set up for automatic updates, you're fine. If you're not sure, check out these tips to set up automatic updates.
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