Unpatched machines seen as major security threat
Hackers will keep cranking out exploits that take advantage of known software vulnerabilities because, although patches are available, a minority of machines are fixed, security vendor McAfee said Monday.
In releasing its quarterly security analysis, McAfee's "AVERT" virus research team noted that exploited vulnerabilities are becoming a dominant threat to both consumers and enterprises.
By Gregg Keizer at SecurityPipeline.
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