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Internet Explorer 6 and 7 New exploit

Microsoft released MS10-018 out-of-band security issue with Internet Explorer. The patch is due to increases in attacks against Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7 using the vulnerability discussed in Security Advisory 981374.  Internet Explorer 8 is not affected by this issue so customers using this version are not affected by these attacks.   MS10-018 is a typical cumulative update for Internet Explorer and was originally going to be released during the normal update cycle on the 13th of April. The Internet Explorer team accelerated testing of this update due to the growing attacks against the publicly disclosed vulnerability (CVE-2010-0806), …

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Wow Authenticators cracked

A Keylogger disguised as a World of Warcraft add-on is stealing account info and goods, and it by passes Blizzards Warcraft Athenticator A file named emcor.dll which can be found in C:/Documents and Settings/Users/username/Application Data/Temp. Once the user launches the “add-on”, the PC is infected and causes World of Warcraft to crash. Once the user attempts to  re-start World of Warcraft and log back into the account, the authenticator code is intercepted by the hacker and different code is sent to Blizzard’s servers, causing the account to be locked out. A sponsored link in Google showing up as a top …

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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

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