Microsoft patches Windows 8.0, XP for WannaCry Ransomware

Discussion created by black_zion on May 14, 2017

Old Windows PCs can stop WannaCry ransomware with new Microsoft patch | PCWorld


Users of old Windows systems can now download a patch to protect them from this week’s massive ransomware attack.


In a rare step, Microsoft published a patch for Windows XP, Windows Server2003 and Windows 8—all of them operating systems for which it no longer provides mainstream support.


Users can download and find more information about the patches in Microsoft’s blog post about Friday’s attack from the WannaCry ransomware.