Cyber Alert - Computer Network Infrastructure Vulnerable to Windows 7 End of Life Status

Published: 08/13/2020

  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights is sharing a Federal Bureau of Investigation update about cyber criminals targeting computer network infrastructure after an operating system achieves end of life status. According to the FBI update, continuing to use Windows 7 within an enterprise may provide cyber criminals access into computer systems. As time passes, Windows 7 becomes more vulnerable to exploitation due to lack of security updates and new vulnerabilitie

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