Social engineering trumps flaws?

Thursday, 6 April 2006, 1:12 AM EST

Good social engineering can threaten users more than a serious software flaw, Microsoft's Anti-Malware Engineering Team argued in a blog post on Tuesday.

A relatively unknown worm has spread moderately successfully without exploiting any flaws in the Windows operating system, according to data collected by Microsoft's software for removing malicious code.

At SecurityFocus.

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