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Why are criminals still exploiting an old patched vulnerability?

Nearly two years after Microsoft issued a patch, enough systems remain vulnerable that criminals are still including this exploit--and others--in their bag of tricks.

By January 10, 2008

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MBR rootkit targets Windows users

Fortunately, the risk to end users is low if system has been patched with Microsoft updates.

By January 10, 2008

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Facebook banner ad serves an exploit

If you haven't updated your Windows computer in more than one year, you could be subjected to a barrage of unwanted adware.

By September 14, 2007

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Dangerous Web sites, strings attached

Random search strings in Google can yield sites hosting drive-by downloads of malicious content.

By June 19, 2007

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Microsoft to deliver patches by the dozen

Slew of Patch Tuesday security updates will include "critical" fixes for Windows, Office and Microsoft's security tools.

By February 8, 2007

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Three critical Microsoft security patches released

Three critical Microsoft security patches released

By April 12, 2006

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Microsoft warns of critical IE flaws

As the MSBlast worm continues exploiting a Windows vulnerability to spread across the Net, Microsoft issues an alert on three critical security flaws in Internet Explorer.

By August 20, 2003

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Study: Microsoft magnified flaw's risks

The number of Web servers open to attack via a hole in Microsoft's IIS may not be as extensive as thought, going by figures from a U.K. research firm. Plus, the U.S. is losing in Web hosting.

By December 2, 2002

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Millions vulnerable to Microsoft Web flaw

A software bug in a common component of Microsoft Web servers and Internet Explorer could leave millions of servers and home PCs open to attack.

By November 20, 2002

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FBI names most wanted security flaws

The bureau and a prestigious computer-security research group announce the 20 most serious security flaws affecting both Windows and Unix systems.

By October 2, 2002