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Old 21st August, 2006, 06:07 PM
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The hard "Word!"

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Monday, 21 August 2006
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Windows Flaw, Word Trojan Found


JUNE 30, 2006 | Microsoft is investigating a new flaw in the Windows operating system, while researchers have discovered a new Trojan that poses as a legitimate Word document.

Microsoft acknowledged the possible Windows vulnerability in its Security Response Center Blog last night, but didn't provide details about the hole, which it says it learned about via proof-of-concept code posted on the Web. An attacker could exploit the Windows hole using Internet Explorer; the user would activate the malware by clicking on an infected link.

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Umm, the flaw in Word that was being exploited was patched in 2001... I'd hope that most people here had re-installed their system multiple times since then!
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Hell since noon! LOL I'm have a bad computer day!
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