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Microsoft releases a patch to close a hole in Remote Desktop

A new vulnerability in Microsoft’s Operating systems could let Hackers use it to take control of a computer system by sending packets over the Internet. Microsoft released a patch and says it is critical for all businesses using versions of Windows from Windows XP Service Pack 3 onwards should patch a critical flaw in the software as a matter of priority.

The patch was released on Tuesday, documented in the MS12-020 security bulletin. RDP is very popular among businesses for remotely controlling Windows machines, this feature is not activated by default. It is highly recommended that within a week you should apply this patch on your Windows machines that are running the RDP service and are facing the Internet.

The MS12-20 patch has been pushed out through automatic updates, anyone who have not enabled automatic updating should check for updates and install this update manually.

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