Microsoft confirms it’s patched most of the NSA’s Windows exploits
Microsoft on Friday said it had patched most of the Windows vulnerabilities purportedly exploited by the National Security Agency (NSA) using tools that were leaked last week.
The Windows flaws were disclosed by the hacking gang Shadow Brokers in a large data dump earlier Friday. The group has released several collections of documents about the internal operations of the NSA, and the code it allegedly has used to compromise computers and other devices worldwide.
“Most of the exploits that were disclosed fall into vulnerabilities that are already patched in our supported products,” Phillip Misner, a group manager in the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), wrote in a post to a company blog.