Spammers feast on ANI vulnerability

Thursday, 5 April 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Microsoft moved to fix the critical .ANI vulnerability that affects roughly a dozen of its most popular products, including Vista, but spammers and malware brokers are already tapping into the flaw to infect unprotected machines.

Most enterprises should already be aware of the problem, and IT departments are likely scrambling to get Microsoft's security update in place, but attackers have likely been hammering away at the widespread vulnerability for months, according to security experts.

At InfoWorld.

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