10,000 XP PC’s Hit By New Virus

The XP flaw that the Google engineer found last month has finally been exploited by the bad guys are it is spreading across the Internet now. Make sure to keep your system patched and your anti-virus current!

Microsoft reported Wednesday that it has now logged more than 10,000 attacks. “At first, we only saw legitimate researchers testing innocuous proof-of-concepts. Then, early on June 15th, the first real public exploits emerged,” Microsoft said in a blog posting. “Those initial exploits were targeted and fairly limited. In the past week, however, attacks have picked up.”