Big Cyber Attack Brewing?

By Deane Barker on July 31, 2003

Experts anxious over possible Net attack: When the Department of Homeland Security asks you to patch your server, I suggest you patch it.

“Experts are advising computer users with renewed urgency to apply a free repairing patch that Microsoft has offered on its Web site since July 16, when it acknowledged that the flaw affected nearly all versions of its flagship Windows operating system software.”

If there is a massive attack that exploits a Windows flaw, could Microsoft be help liable?