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Microsoft is killing off SMBv1 in Windows 10 to thwart the likes of WannaCry

Monday June 19, 2017. 05:32 PM , from BetaNews
From the fall, Microsoft is disabling SMBv1 in Windows 10. With the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (or Redstone 3 if you prefer), the protocol that was exploited by the WannaCry ransomware will be no more. The file sharing protocol was developed by Microsoft over two decades ago, and the company recognizes that the time has come for it to be retired. Internal builds of Windows 10 being tested by Microsoft already have SMBv1 disabled, and similar builds will make their way to Windows Insiders and the wider public in due course. The chances are however, that you… [Continue Reading]
https://betanews.com/2017/06/19/microsoft-disables-smbv1/

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