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For the second time in a month, Windows XP has once again been patched by Microsoft.

Microsoft has once again taken the extraordinary step of patching the out-of-support Windows XP, in an attempt to limit the scale of the next WannaCry-style attack.

The updates for XP and other versions of Windows, released as part of yesterday’s Patch Tuesday, have fixed vulnerabilities that could be used in what Microsoft calls “attacks with characteristics similar to WannaCrypt”.

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