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Microsoft set to backtrack on SP2 advice

Microsoft Corp. is set to backtracking about the importance of installing the Windows XP service pack update. A leaked e-mail, dated 11 August, from a senior source within Microsoft's security team says that the company should reduce the severity rating of the update from "Critical" to "Important" -- even though it admits that this will mean most users' machines will remain infested with worms and viruses.

Written by Munir Kotadia16 Aug. 04 19:57