Microsoft to release SHA-2 update, for improved Windows Update security, faster than expected


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-to-release-sha-2-update-for-improved-windows-update-security-faster-than-expected-86190/

Microsoft will, earlier than expected, release an update that brings support for the more secure SHA-2 algorithm to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008. The update was scheduled for April this year, but Microsoft has decided to release it a month earlier.