Cunning hack attacks built-in Windows anti-malware software

Quick action by Google and Microsoft appears to have put out the fire. But it’s another reminder that running old versions of Windows can be dangerous.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.