Microsoft hasn’t patched against this zero-day vulnerability yet, which is actively exploited by malicious hackers.
Microsoft can’t afford to keep messing up like this.
The risk is that millions of users around the world will begin to question Microsoft’s ability to properly patch security vulnerabilities, and lose trust in the firm.
On Tuesday, Microsoft will be releasing its latest bundle of essential security patches – protecting against exploitable vulnerabilities in various versions of Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Sharepoint and Frontpage.
It’s ten years since the Anna Kournikova worm spread around the world.
Graham Cluley reminisces about the worm, and tells the story behind one of the world’s biggest virus outbreaks.