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.
Fortunately, the risk to end users is low if system has been patched with Microsoft updates.
If you haven't updated your Windows computer in more than one year, you could be subjected to a barrage of unwanted adware.
Random search strings in Google can yield sites hosting drive-by downloads of malicious content.
Slew of Patch Tuesday security updates will include "critical" fixes for Windows, Office and Microsoft's security tools.
Three critical Microsoft security patches released
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.
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.
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.
The bureau and a prestigious computer-security research group announce the 20 most serious security flaws affecting both Windows and Unix systems.