Exploit code unleashed for Windows DoS flaw

Tuesday, 29 November 2005, 2:47 PM EST

Exploit code is circulating on the internet that can take advantage of a critical Windows security vulnerability disclosed by Microsoft last month.

Microsoft issued a patch against the security hole but the rogue code aims to crash the machines of users who have not deployed the fix.

By Antony Savvas at ComputerWeekly.

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