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Do not press F1 key on Windows XP

When prompted by a website, as Micrsoft as waned users of a massive security flaw in found in Windows XP.  The vulnerability exists in the way that VBScript interacts with Windows Help files when using Internet Explorer.  A malicious Web site displayed a specially crafted dialog box and a user pressed the F1 key, arbitrary code could be executed in the security context of the currently logged-on user. Microsoft's Security release notes can be found here

When prompted by a website, as Micrsoft as waned users of a massive security flaw in found in Windows XP.  The vulnerability exists in the way that VBScript interacts with Windows Help files when using Internet Explorer.  A malicious Web site displayed a specially crafted dialog box and a user pressed the F1 key, arbitrary code could be executed in the security context of the currently logged-on user. Microsoft’s Security release notes can be found here


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