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Important Microsoft Windows Security Update

01/16/20

The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an Emergency Directive and Activity Alert addressing critical vulnerabilities affecting computers running the Windows operating system. Due to these vulnerabilities, a remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to decrypt, modify, or inject data on user connections.

CISA recommends you verify your Windows computers have installed the latest security updates.

Although most Boston College faculty and staff computers are configured to update automatically, it is still a good idea to verify your computer has installed the latest security updates.

How to Update your Windows Computer:

Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update

For more information about this vulnerability, and the CISA directive, visit:
https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2020/01/14/cisa-releases-emergency-directive-and-activity-alert-critical