Stuxnet, malicious .LNKs, …and then there was Sality

Today, Microsoft announced plans to release of an out-of-band update to address CVE-2010-2568 (described in Microsoft Knowledge Base Article (2286198)).  As mentioned earlier this month, the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC), along with other Microsoft Active Protection Program partners, have been keeping a close watch on the use of .LNK files exploiting this vulnerability. As…