Hackers target latest Windows fix

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 3:50 PM EST

Hi-tech hackers have started to produce malicious programs that target the latest bugs in Microsoft's Windows.

A worm has been spotted in the wild that tries to use vulnerabilities to hijack home computers. Any computer compromised by the worm will become part of a large botnet set up to send out junk mail.

At the BBC.

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