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While media around the world are excited by the announcement of every new zero-day vulnerabilities, attackers yawn, according to Microsoft. Presenting Volume 11 of its Security Intelligence Report at the RSA Conference in Europe on October 11, Microsoft pointed out that less than one percent of the attacks its report identified …

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Anonymous Coward

Genealogy?

What does "(descended because it was used by the Stuxnet family)" mean?

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Devil

Is that what it said? Retroactive continuity! They make it much clearer now.

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hmmm

meatbags are the weakest link...again....

anyone surprised?

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duh, stupid

Of course 99% of the attacks are old ones. Zombies run forever, y'know

The 1% are the ones that will kill you. 'Cos those are the ones that no-one has seen (except MS when they created them)

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So ...

Rather than beefing-up the SAS, we really should be relying on Dad's Army?

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Coat

They don't like it up 'em.

"You! Vhat is YOUR passvord?"

"Don't tell him, Pike!"

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Anonymous Coward

How about the complete removal (not just a disable option)

of Autorun functionality on any writable drive?

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FAIL

Why writrable media?

There have been many cases of malware being distributed on CDs in the past, for example - including Sony's infamous rootkit!

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I'll settle for it being disabled

by default coupled with the ability to sue the beejezus out of any vendor whose software changes my settings. In a court in southeast Texas of course.

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