1.If you find a USB token in the wild, don’t plug it into your USB port as it could autoinstall software if your system is set to autoplay CDROMs.
2.Though many organizations’ standards call for disabling autoplay of CDROMs, you should check and set yours. To disable autoplay follow these instructions (for WinXP):
Open My Computer
Right click [...]
Microsoft has released an update to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, and Internet Explorer as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2009. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, operate with elevated privileges, or obtain sensitive information.
Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, and Forefront Edge Security as part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2009. These vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code, cause a denial-of-service condition, or operate with escalated privileges.
Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
Microsoft has released an [...]
* Microsoft Internet Explorer
* Microsoft Office Visio
* Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server
Microsoft has released updates that address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and Windows Server.
As part of the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2009, Microsoft released updates to address vulnerabilities that affect Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Exchange Server, SQL Server, Office, and other [...]
National Cyber Alert System
Technical Cyber Security Alert TA09-020A
Microsoft Windows Does Not Disable AutoRun Properly
Disabling AutoRun on Microsoft Windows systems can help prevent the spread of malicious code. However, Microsoft’s guidelines for disabling AutoRun are not fully effective, which could be considered a vulnerability.
Microsoft Windows includes an AutoRun feature, which can automatically [...]