Microsoft warns that Flame exploits Windows flaw
June 4, 2012 20:53
BOSTON - Microsoft Corp warned PC users that the Flame virus that attacked systems across the Middle East infects computers by exploiting a flaw in the Windows operating system.
The company released software to protect against infections exploiting the previously undisclosed flaw.
Mike Reavey, a senior director with Microsoft's Security Response Center, said in a blog post that he feared that other hackers might be able to copy the technique to launch more widespread attacks with other types of viruses.Read the full story here