Critical Windows patch issued for PrintNightmare vulnerability — update now!

The PrintNightmare flaw found in Windows this week allowing hackers to remotely execute malicious code with system-level privileges clearly took high priority at Microsoft. 

Just days after it was accidentally revealed by the security researchers who discovered it, the vulnerability has been patched by Microsoft.  The Verge first noticed the update which covers all versions of Windows going back to Windows 7 despite Microsoft officially dropping support for it last year (via Engadget).

Sean Riley has been covering tech professionally for over a decade now. Most of that time was as a freelancer covering varied topics including phones, wearables, tablets, smart home devices, laptops, AR, VR, mobile payments, fintech, and more.  Sean is the resident mobile expert at Laptop Mag, specializing in phones and wearables, you’ll find plenty of news, reviews, how-to, and opinion pieces on these subjects from him here. But Laptop Mag has also proven a perfect fit for that broad range of interests with reviews and news on the latest laptops, VR games, and computer accessories along with coverage on everything from NFTs to cybersecurity and more. 

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