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Looks like the MSRC has some positive news regarding the recent security tightening around Autorun on the older Windows platforms. Apparently the infection rate dropped pretty dramatically:
The initial results are encouraging. As of May 2011, the number of infections found by the Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) per scanned computer declined by 59 percent on Windows XP machines and by 74 percent on Windows Vista machines in comparison to the 2010 infection rates on those platforms. (Windows 7 had the updated Autorun settings built in by default.) For more details and statistics regarding the drop in Autorun-abusing malware infections, please see the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) blog.
They also announced the June 2011 Microsoft Security Bulletins that we released today:
As we previously mentioned in the Advance Notification blog on Thursday, today we are releasing 16 security bulletins, nine of which are rated Critical, and seven of which are rated Important. There are four Critical-level updates that we want to call out as top priorities for our customers in June…
You can get all the details here.
J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer
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