National Security Agency discovers flaw in Microsoft Windows

THE NSA said it has found a critical vulnerability in the Windows operating systems, encouraging users to patch their software. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SIMON DAWSON
THE NSA said it has found a critical vulnerability in the Windows operating systems, encouraging users to patch their software. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SIMON DAWSON
WASHINGTON – The National Security Agency announced that it had found a “critical vulnerability” in Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating systems that could enable cyber intrusions. The NSA recognized “the severity of the vulnerability” and disclosed it to Microsoft to expedite the process of fixing it, according to Anne Neuberger, the NSA’s director of cybersecurity, speaking…

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