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06.12.10

Eye on Security: Zero-Day Windows Vulnerabilities, Critical Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities

Posted in Boycott Novell, Microsoft, Security, Windows at 6:02 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Summary: Among the vulnerabilities that Microsoft actually chooses to tell the public about there is a zero-day XP vulnerability and critical ones involving Internet Explorer (the “secure” Web browser)

Google researcher gives Microsoft 5 days to fix XP zero-day bug

A Google engineer today published attack code that exploits a zero-day vulnerability in Windows XP, giving hackers a new way to hijack and infect systems with malware.

But other security experts objected to the way the engineer disclosed the bug — just five days after it was reported to Microsoft — and said the move is more evidence of the ongoing, and increasingly public, war between the two giants.

Microsoft Warns of Windows Bug Found by Google Engineer

Olympus Stylus Tough camera carries malware infection

The first thing to point out is that the camera itself is not at risk – the autorun worm being carried on its internal memory can not activate on the Stylus Tough camera, but can attempt to infect your Windows PC.

Microsoft Patches Critical IE, Windows Vulnerabilities (let’s remember silent patches which Microsoft will never disclose)

Not Paranoid Enough

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