Microsoft warns of SSL attacks

Tuesday, 27 April 2004, 11:39 AM EST

Microsoft is urging customers to immediately install a recent software patch for Secure Socket Layer vulnerabilities in Windows because hackers are preparing to exploit the flaws.

The patch, MS04-011, was made available on 13 April and is rated 'critical' by Microsoft. It patches 14 separate vulnerabilities, chiefly bugs in the SSL of all Windows systems.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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