Microsoft Warns of Attacks on Unpatched Windows, IE and Office Flaws


Microsoft is warning Windows users about three separate flaws widely deployed in the operating system that bad guys are using to install spyware when users merely visit a nasty Web site or open a maliciously crafted Powerpoint deck.

The flaw in the Windows OS was discovered back in July by researcher HD Moore of Breakingpoint Systems. The discovery came as part of Moore's month-of-browser-bugs experiment, in which he unveiled a new browser flaw each day for a month. Microsoft Warns of Attacks on Unpatched Windows, IE and Office Flaws - Security Fix
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Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 3rd October 2006 1:07AM