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Feds issue emergency order for agencies to patch critical Windows flaw

Enlarge Sebastian Kahnert/picture alliance via Getty Images The US Department of Homeland Security is giving federal agencies until midnight on Tuesday to patch a critical Windows vulnerability that can make it easy for attackers to become all-powerful administrators with free rein to create accounts, infect an entire network with malware, and carry out similarly disastrous …

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Homeland Security warns of a ‘critical’ security flaw in Windows servers

Erik Isakson via Getty Images The US government has a major server security headache on its hands. Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has delivered a rare emergency directive (via TechCrunch) urging government agencies to install a patch for a “critical” Windows Server vulnerability known by Secura as Zerologon. The flaw in the …

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