Microsoft Investigating Windows Zero Day Vulnerability Report

Written by Randy on . Posted in Randy's Blog, Security, Tech

Another Zero Day Vulnerability is Possible (Windows XP & 2003 SMB).  What is a Zero Day threat you may ask.  It’s basically a threat that is known to some that there is as yet no fix for leaving computers vulnerable to attack.  Think of it like a theif knowing you have a key hidden under your door mat.  Only in this case you are away so you can’t just remove the key. Security exploits like this make it necessary to update your workstations and servers often.  Once a vulnerability is known/published if a hacker didn’t know about it before they start trying to make use of it and work against the people slow to update their machines. Here is an article from CRN News about the latest threat. Microsoft Investigating Windows Zero Day Vulnerability Report. If you need assistance as always you can contact us.

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