NEWS FROM THE LAB - Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Patching, patching and patching Posted by Mikko @ 13:22 GMT

Microsoft's update server was slowed down on Monday and was even briefly offline as massive amounts of users tried to get the latest patches to protect against the worm, reports Netcraft.

Microsoft update site performance, Image Copyright (c) Netcraft

Microsoft itself reports that almost four times more users are downloading security patches now than in autumn 2003. Which is great.