Temporary fix for Duqu virus

Microsoft has issued temporary fix for Duqu Virus. This virus that spread as Microsoft Word format as a Duqu Trojan. It spreads as a E-mail attached word document and self attachment type virus. Once a user download that particular word document and opens its the word document Duqu virus get installed on the computer automatically.

Symantec has issued a warning “One Suspicious Virus attack all system”. Symantec said that this virus is like as and Son of Stukxnet Virus. The Stuxnet worm perhaps the most powerful worm and created managed to infiltrate computer systems in Iran and do damage to that nation’s nuclear research program.

When your computer could be at risk, visit Microsoft’s security page, and download the temporary fix here. The company said “high-quality security update to address to Duqu”.

Following are the Microsoft General Information issues from Microsoft Technet Website
“Microsoft is investigating a vulnerability in a Microsoft Windows component, the Win32k TrueType font parsing engine. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. The attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. We are aware of targeted attacks that try to use the reported vulnerability; overall, we see low customer impact at this time. This vulnerability is related to the Duqu malware.
Upon completion of this investigation, Microsoft will take the appropriate action to help protect our customers. This may include providing a security update through our monthly release process or providing an out-of-cycle security update, depending on customer needs.
We are actively working with partners in our Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) to provide information that they can use to provide broader protections to customers ”

As a precaution do always scan every attached document that you are downloading.

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