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A security company was able to reverse-engineer a Microsoft patch and launch a denial-of-service attack on Windows DNS Server.
CIO.com reports the planned hack highlights the importance of deploying Microsoft patches as soon as possible after their monthly Patch Tuesday release.
Any delay could give hackers an opportunity to attack unpatched systems.
This story is part of Federal News Radio’s daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.
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