From Vulnerability Announcement to Exploit in the Wild in Less than A Week – Living in the Modern World

Yikes! Lest you forget that keeping Windows constantly updated is a basic requirement of computer security, here’s a story from PC Magazine that illustrates the point that you shouldn’t dawdle in applying updates. From the PC Magazine Security Watch email newsletter:
“It didn’t take long. Less than a week after Microsoft revealed a serious vulnerability in the Plug and Play service, worms were out on the Internet exploiting it. See how to identify the worms in this week’s Top Threat section.”
[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
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