Those of you who feel it’s important to install Windows and
Office patches the moment they come out – I salute you. The
Windows world needs more cannon fodder. When the bugs come out, as
they inevitably will, I hope you’ll drop by AskWoody.com and tell
us all about them.
For those who feel that, given Microsoft’s track record of
pernicious patches, a bit of reticence is in order, I have some
good news. Microsoft’s Security Response Center says that only a
tiny percentage of patched security holes get exploited within
30 days of the patch becoming available.
Source: FS – All Tech News 2
It's time to block Windows Automatic Updating