Internet Security Update - October 2004 Issue


Security Alert : 22 New Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Microsoft has announced 22 new security threats for Windows software. For more information and the patches click here.


Security Alert : Windows JPEG Vulnerability

Microsoft warns of a vulnerability that enables software viewing JPEG image files to launch malicious code on a user's computer. The reported security hole can be exploited by viruses, and should be patched immediately. For more information and the patch click here.


Security Tip: Windows XP SP2 for Dialup Users

Windows XP Service Pack 2 is available on disk versus downloading the upgrade online. For installation advice and to request a free SP2 upgrade disk via mail click here.


Virus Alerts: There are no new high risk virus threats this month. Please continue to protect yourself against future and existing threats with anti-virus software.


Security Tip: Controlling Unwanted E-mail

In September Keyway again upgraded hardware and software for better spam prevention. While you likely noticed the difference, you can further participate in preventing unwanted e-mail by using Mozilla's Thunderbird e-mail software. For more information click here.


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