Yet another Windows security hole

Welp, another Windows worm is on the loose and spreading like wildfire through unpatched systems.  It can infect USB thumbdrives and mutate itself.

All-time top security tip #1:  patch, patch, patch!

If you are a home user, set your Windows updates to automatically download and install.

If you are an IT professional, have a patching system in place to ensure all machines get patched in a timely manner.  This worm just goes to show that the task of ensuring systems are patched cannot grind to a halt even during the holidays.  At least one person has to keep their eye on the ball at all times.  It sucks, especially if you’re at a smaller organization and you’re the only IT person, but that’s the nature of the beast.

Stay safe out there.



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