Users of newer, patch-supported versions of the Windows OS aren't the only ones to receive security updates aimed at protecting them against ransomware attacks such as WannaCry.
Redmond may not be saying anything, but reports indicate that Microsoft has agreed to buy Israeli cybersecurity firm Hexadite for $100M. Hexadite uses AI to analyze and address small-scale network attacks.
More than a week after the massive WannaCry ransomware attack hobbled computer systems around the world, security experts continue to assess the damage and keep watch for new outbreaks.
The massive ransomware attack that hit computers around the world should send a "wake-up call" to governments that have kept vulnerabilities secret to exploit them, said Microsoft President Brad Smith.
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