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Oh No, Mr. Bill!

Today's not a good day for Mr. Bill...Gates that is. All over various news sites, the word is spreading quickly -- there's a crack in Windows. And a nasty one at that.

On Wednesday, Microsoft announced a critical vulnerability that affects nearly all versions of Windows, including Windows Server 2003 -- touted as "the safest ever."

Basically, with this flaw the "bad guys" can take command of your PC over the net, steal info, check out e-mail conversations and so forth. You know...pretty much every nasty thing you can imagine.

Redmond was quick to throw out a patch (available here), but let's be realistic -- this is probably more embarassing than Will Ferrel's character in "Old School" going streaking in the Quad.