Microsoft Patches 149 Flaws: Urgent Update to Thwart Active Exploits

April 11, 2024
Microsoft Patches 149 Flaws: Urgent Update to Thwart Active Exploits
  • In April 2024, Microsoft addressed 149 vulnerabilities in Windows, including two zero-days under active exploitation.

  • The vulnerabilities could compromise PC security, with one zero-day linked to an authentication program and the other evading Microsoft Defender Smartscreen.

  • Immediate installation of the critical update is strongly recommended for all users to secure their systems.

  • Other tech companies have followed suit, highlighting the industry-wide importance of regular security updates.

  • Users should maintain active Windows Update settings and promptly apply all security patches to safeguard against threats.

  • Caution is advised in downloading, installing, and using software, coupled with staying informed about new security patches.

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