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A serious security breach hits this well-known email manager, here's how to protect yourself

A critical alert has been issued. issued by the government regarding a popular email software.

A cyber security alert Issued by the government system Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr, it is generally a bad sign. When it touches an email management tool used by millions of French people, it's even worse. A Cyber ​​Alert was recently issued. launched regarding the Microsoft Outlook solution. The latter, recognized è worldwide for its email distribution services, would be compromised by a security breach critical and likely to affect a large number of users.

The Cyber ​​Alert system was put in place in July 2021 and aims to achieve this. alert on critical security risks and threats computer science. This means if the alert from Cybermalveillance.gouv.fr is valid. take it seriously.

This security flaw Outlook has been updated registered CVE-2024-21413. Although messaging has lost market share in recent years, it remains used by many Internet users. The flaw would allow malicious hackers to carry out malicious attacks. destination of computers and devices affected by it. These assaults could, à Ultimately, allow cybercriminals to spy on your operations, steal your data and even control your devices remotely. distance.

The good news is that Microsoft already has this solution. applied a bet à update to fix this security flaw. critical. To protect yourself from this, simply make sure that you have the latest version of the application. If you have Microsoft Outlook software (sometimes directly installed on new Windows-equipped machines), it is strongly recommended to use it. to put &agrav; update the program and your computer. To do this, go to Outlook and click on the "File” tab. then on "Office Account". You will be able to see if a bet à day is available for the application.

It is also highly recommended. to change your access password Outlook and Microsoft Office. If your device is already attacked, this will strengthen security. of your account and to slow down any potential malicious attacks. Please note that it is highly recommended. change your password regularly to protect yourself from this type of attack.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116