I rarely post mid-day, but this seems important enough to warrant a change from your humble blog host.

News is out today from Microsoft that there is a new worm in the wild (or believed to soon be in the wild) that will affect every version of MS Windows from Windows XP though to developer versions of Windows 8.

This is serious.  Here is Microsoft’s Security Bulletin.  The exploit vector is Remote Desktop Protocol, and though MS offers that RDP is not on by default, getting the exploit patched is in every Windows user’s interest.

More found here.