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ISS slammed for 'selling' security patches

ISS's security products were last week attacked by the Witty worm but the company is refusing to provide patches to customers who do not have a valid maintenance contract

Security vendor ISS has been slammed for only providing security patches to customers who have purchased a maintenance agreement from the company. Last week, this left about 12,000 computers vulnerable to the Witty worm, which has proved one of the most destructive worms to be released for a number of years.


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