After around the world and the critical systems they depend on were victims of malicious “WannaCrypt” software, Microsoft re-released security updates for some older versions of its Windows platforms to counter a massive global wave of cyber ransomware attacks.
In a blog post, Microsoft shares the steps every individual and business should take to stay protected.
Here’s where you can download the security updates:
Download localized language security updates: Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64, Windows Server 2003 SP2 x86, Windows XP SP2 x64, Windows XP SP3 x86, Windows XP Embedded SP3 x86, Windows 8 x86, Windows 8 x64
General information on ransomware: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/portal/mmpc/shared/ransomware.aspx
MS17-010 Security Update: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-010.aspx