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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Hackers release fix for XP crashing BSOD problem.

The authors of the TDSS/Tidserv/TDL3 rootkit has released an update that eliminates the problems with Microsofts MS10-015 update. It seems as if the MS10-015 patch conflicts with the rootkit installed in many computers. The update downloads and install itself in the background. No user intervention is needed at all.

Am i the only one finding this event hysterically funny? At the same time its disturbing that so many Windows computers have rootkits on them.

Read more at Zdnet

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