Patch Windows Now, Homeland Security Warns

The Department of Homeland Security has spoken. Apply the patches in the MS06-040 security bulletin for Windows, which Microsoft released on August 8, the agency is warning users. Those patches could prevent a remote code execution vulnerability that could be used in a network worm attack similar to Blaster,

The Department of Homeland Security has spoken. Apply the patches in the MS06-040 security bulletin for Windows, which Microsoft released on August 8, the agency is warning users. Those patches could prevent a remote code execution vulnerability that could be used in a network worm attack similar to Blaster, Slammer of Sasser, DHS warned on August 9.