Special October 2008 Critical Windows and Mac Security Patches
October 23, 2008
On October 23, Microsoft released a critical Windows security patch outside of their usual monthly patch cycle. This patch fixes a vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to take over your PC.
* All Windows PCs must be patched. *
To patch your PC:
Click on the update icon on the taskbar (it is a globe or yellow shield with an exclamation point, depending on which version of Windows you're running).
If you do not have such an icon, run Windows Update by going to the site:
After patching, you must reboot your PC in order for the patches to take effect.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the SCS Help Desk (x8-4231) if you have questions or problems with applying these patches.
Thank you for your attention,
SCS Help Desk