Experts ratchet up Windows worm warnings

Friday, 11 August 2006, 3:23 PM EST

The bug in question is one of 23 patched Tuesday by Microsoft. It affects all currently supported versions of Windows, can be exploited without end users needing to do anything and, some security watchers say, rivals the bug that led to 2003's destructive MSBlast attack.

At InformationWeek.

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