Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Users are advised not to open e-mail messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in e-mail messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
Users are advised not to visit websites or follow links that have suspicious characteristics or cannot be verified as safe.
Users are advised to read e-mail in plain text format if requirements permit.
Administrators may consider applying the Microsoft Office File Block policy to prevent the opening of Office 2003 and earlier documents from suspicious or unrecognized sources.
Administrators may consider using the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
(MBSA) scan tool to identify common security misconfigurations and missing security updates on system endpoints.
Administrators are advised to use an unprivileged account when browsing the Internet.
Administrators are advised to monitor critical systems.