Happy holidays for hackers?

Friday, 22 December 2006, 1:45 AM EST

IT administrators are harder to reach, and less likely to patch software or issue work-arounds during the holidays. And college-age hackers have more time on their hands to work out new attacks, or so the thinking goes.

Security experts generally agree that another WMF-style attack is no more likely to occur next week than any other, however.

At Computerworld.

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