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Duqu Malware Gets Temporary Bypass

The Duqu zero-day exploit has had Microsoft twisting, turning and churning for a solution. Duqu exploits a hole in the Windows kernel and lets hackers remotely access and control your unfixed computer.

That's until Microsoft came out with a workaround last week. The stopgap solution can protect the kernel with just a few lines of code and a one click-install. That's some pretty efficient code.

Security vendors also have Duqu information in hand to attack this attack.

Posted by Doug Barney on 11/07/2011 at 1:18 PM


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