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When You Don't Patch Windows, The Terrorists Win

Actually, the terrorists aren't winning today, thanks to some crack work by our friends in the UK. Given that serious backdrop, it's a little incongruous for us to hear that downloading Windows patches is a matter of national security, or at least a topic important enough to merit a decree from the Department of Homeland Security.

And if you think Microsoft has already releases a huge number of patches this year, you're right -- a record number, in fact.

Posted by Lee Pender on 08/10/2006 at 1:19 PM


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