MICROSOFT'S PATCH TO THWART THE LOVE BUG.Microsoft Corp. in an attempt to make its Outlook e-mail program Software in the user's computer that can access the mail servers in a local or remote network. Also known as an "e-mail client," "mail client," "mail program," and "mail reader," it provides the ability to send and receive e-mail messages and file attachments. more secure will introduce during the week of May 22nd, a "patch" which blocks users from opening the type of electronic attachment that carries the virus. The security patch A fix to a program that eliminates a vulnerability exploited by malicious hackers. See vulnerability and patch. will be included in future versions of Outlook, and will also be available as an update which can be downloaded.
There is a downside Downside
The dollar amount by which the market or a stock has the potential to fall.
You might hear someone say that the downside on stock XYZ is $10. What that means is that the stock could fall by this amount if things got bad. , of course, in using the new patch since users will not be able to open even benign benign /be·nign/ (be-nin´) not malignant; not recurrent; favorable for recovery.
Of no danger to health, especially relating to a tumorous growth; not malignant. attachments running VBScript or some other types of codes. There are other technical difficulties as well in that the update makes it more difficult for other programs to access an Outlook address book and automatically send e-mails which will slow certain contact management programs.