One Windows gap can let hackers get into computers that haven't entered fraudulent Web sites or downloaded infected files. That hole affects Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 programs, said Oliver Friedrichs, director of Symantec Security Response.More info at Seattle PI.
"You can become infected simply by being connected to the Internet and leaving your computer on, if you're not protected by firewall or antivirus software," Friedrichs said. Symantec makes Norton security software.
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Posted on Wednesday, Aug 09 2006 @ 21:19 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck