Black hats gaining ground on Microsoft

Wednesday, 12 January 2005, 12:09 PM EST

It points to a recent trend in how Windows vulnerabilities are being discovered, reported and fixed. The number of vulnerabilities that are being publicly disclosed and exploited before they can be patched is increasing.

The company has issued three patches for four vulnerabilities in Windows, on its regular monthly patch cycle. Three are critical, and some have been known about and actively exploited by the bad guys for at least three months.

At the Computer Business Review.

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