If not, it contacts the Windows Update
Services and notifies the user that Windows is being updated with the ID Card driver, whenever the internet connection is available," he said.
The body of the email claims to link to MicrosofVs Windows Update
site but instead links to a website under the control of the hackers.
Enterprises with any Windows XP-based computers in their organizations face an imminent threat of software incompatibility problems and other network security issues when Microsoft next month begins pushing Service Pack 2 as part of automatic Windows updates
It is encouraging users to download a 'patch' from the Windows Update
website which should prevent the problem occurring.
It is encouraging users to download a ``patch'' from the Windows Update
web site which should prevent the problem occurring.
Windows creates the restore points when you start XP for the first time, when you allow a Windows Update
or unsigned device driver to install, before a system restoration, and during other events.
Check out Windows Update
for more info on how to keep Microsoft Windows up to date.
The server in this case was a Microsoft windows update
server, the very computer from which the world gets its Windows security patches.
Regularly connect to the Windows Update
website and download and install the suggested security patches and upgrades.
The worm was programmed to use the infected computers to bombard Microsoft's Windows Update
Web site from the stroke of midnight in each country Saturday.
The virus is programmed to use an estimated 300,000 infected computers to bombard the Windows Update
site from the stroke of midnight in each country.
Allchin had testified that a Windows maintenance program, called Windows Update
would not work if IE were removed.