1/9/2008

Microsoft Patches Flaw That Could Trigger Worm Attack

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 10:01 am

Microsoft has fixed a critical flaw in the Windows operating system that could be used by criminals to create a self-copying computer worm attack.

The software vendor released its first set of patches for 2008 on Tuesday, fixing a pair of networking flaws in the Windows kernel. Microsoft also released a second update for a less-serious Windows flaw that would allow attackers to steal passwords or run Windows software with elevated privileges.

 

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