Back in October I warned you about a critical security vulnerability found in some versions of Microsoft Windows.
Known as as MS08-067, Sophos published information about this serious vulnerability and warned of the potential for worms to be written which would exploit the security hole.
Yesterday, we began to receive reports of a new piece of malware (W32/Confick-A, also known as Conficker) that attempts to spread by exploiting this vulnerability.
Read more in my article at Naked Security.
Found this article interesting? Follow Graham Cluley on Twitter to read more of the exclusive content we post.