[guispeak] Fw: Microsoft posts emergency defense for new attack [NEWS UPDATE] (fwd)

  • From: "tribble" <lauraeaves@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blind-windows@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Multiple recipients of NFBnet GUI-TALK Mailing List" <gui-talk@xxxxxxxxxx>, "NFBnet NFBCS Mailing List" <nfbcs@xxxxxxxxxx>, "guispeak" <guispeak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "bprogramming" <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <program-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2008 08:20:56 -0500

Sorry about the cross post -- I thought many persons would be interested in 
the following. I read the article but didn't check out the download links.
I failed to find out what damage the malware would do on a system, but it 
has an aggressive way of spreading.

I wonder if this is one of those rumored bits of MSMalware that Microsoft 
creates itself that does no harm to a system, but spreads aggressively --  
then unleashes it on the public, at the same time posting the patch that 
will fix it...

Anyway, happy patching.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Will Smith" <wilsmith@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <BLIND-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 7:15 AM
Subject: Microsoft posts emergency defense for new attack [NEWS UPDATE] 

Those who get the excellent newsletter posted below have already heard of
this latest serious threat to all windows users.  I thought all might wish
to update their windows immediately as this threat seems compelling to
react to immediately.


Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 22:33:55 -0700
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Subject: Microsoft posts emergency defense for new attack [NEWS UPDATE]

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