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Yet Another Reason to Avoid Microsoft

Posted by Chris DeMarco on Thursday, July 9th, 2009 at 3:20 pm

Research is now showing that a security vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser that the company has been scrambling over in the past few days was actually discovered nearly 2 years ago.

Microsoft, of course, has just how decided to do something about it, and is claiming that two of their researchers just discovered it. The vulnerability has been being exploited substantially for the past month.

Read more at ComputerWorld here: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9135259/Microsoft_may_have_known_about_critical_IE_bug_for_months.

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Tagged in:   • computer security • internet explorer • microsoft • microsoft vulnerability • microsoft windows

One Response to “Yet Another Reason to Avoid Microsoft”

  1. Microsoft Vulnerability | All Days Long Says:

    […] Yet Another Reason to Avoid Microsoft | The "C" Branch By Chris DeMarco Microsoft, of course, has just how decided to do something about it, and is claiming that two of their researchers just discovered it. The vulnerability has been being exploited substantially for the past month. … The "C" Branch – http://www.thecbranch.com/ […]


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