Take the pain out of patching

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Television news anchors became the news in August when they had to apologize on-air for computer problems affecting their broadcast. The world watched as ABC and CNN were struck by the Zotob worm.

By far the most striking aspect of the attack was how the worm left journalists scrambling for typewriters when it put servers and computers out of action. The worm exploited a vulnerability in the Plug and Play (PnP) service for Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP Service Pack 1, as well as ...

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