White House cites ‘active threat,’ urges action despite Microsoft patch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Sunday urged computer network operators to take further steps to gauge whether their systems were targeted amid a hack of Microsoft Corp’s Outlook email program, saying a recent software patch still left serious vulnerabilities. “This is an active threat still developing and we urge network operators to take it very seriously,” a White House official said, adding that top U.security officials were working to decide what next steps to take following the breach.

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