WindowsUpdate.com Is No More

By Deane Barker on August 15, 2003

Microsoft kills Net address to foil worm: This explains why I couldn’t find this today.

“Because the worm is programmed to attack only that address and not the site that it redirects to, the software giant has decided to eliminate the Windowsupdate.com address. The move is one of a series of efforts that Microsoft has undertaken to try to thwart an attack on its servers that was expected to be launched by infected computers starting Friday.”

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