Microsoft Warns About 17-Year-Old Windows Bug
Microsoft acknowledged that a security researcher has located a 17-year-old hole in Windows that could be used to take over a user's system and said it plans a patch.
Link: Microsoft Warns About 17-Year-Old Windows Bug - www.esecurityplanet.com
One piece of good news is that users of 64-bit versions of Windows are not affected. Many new PCs sold today are shipped with 64-bit Windows 7 preloaded, meaning they are not at risk, according to Microsoft's Security Advisory.