Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Thursday November 13, 2014

Microsoft Patches 19-Year-Old Windows Bug

Somehow the old saying "better late than never" doesn't really seem fitting in this situation.

Revelation of a 19-year-old bug that needed to be squashed shows that major flaws in software can stay hidden for years. This reveals basic vulnerabilities in PC technology. For one, it's up to users to apply patches to keep their machines secure. Yet security-conscious users can still be at risk for malware infections if a particular bug goes unnoticed and unpatched by the powers-that-be.