The worm, first detected in July, could be considered the most sophisticated malware ever, after new findings.
One week before the regular Patch Tuesday, Windows gets a fix for the vulnerability that allowed the Stuxnet worm two weeks ago.
Siemens SCADA systems are vulnerable, should have been easily protected.
Help-Net Security recently published an interview with Greg Hoglund, CEO and Founder of HBGary, in which he speaks of the challenges and implications of malware analysis.
The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) for the first half of 2009 (January to June) reports less new vulnerabilities but almost twice as much Internet worm infections as during the second half of 2008.
Microsoft has kicked off a research project to create software that will take over when it retires Windows.