[LINK] MS strikes again

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Thu Jul 2 09:16:26 AEST 2009

from another list:
>I was listening to Steve Gibson and Leo Laporte in a recent Security 
>Now podcast, and they were discussing a situation in which the 
>Windows automatic update had shut down a bunch of computers in a 
>hospital operating room wing to do updates automatically... 
>unfortunately it was *during* active surgeries...  then the hospital 
>turned off the Automatic Updates feature of Windows and ended up 
>getting infected with a worm...

Confick or Downadup Worm Can Be Squashed: By Common Sense


Hospital ignores Sysadmins, disables Windows Update, pays the Price

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